SRINAGAR: A Panchayat member was on Wednesday shot and critically injured by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam district, police said.
Terrorists attacked Abdul Majid Dar in his house in Kulgam in the evening, and he has been shifted to Srinagar for treatment as his condition is critical, a police officer said.
However, Dar who was critically injured after being shot at by terrorists succumbed at around 11:30 pm at SMHS hospital in Srinagar.
Medical Superintendent SMHS hospital, Dr Nazir Chaudhary confirmed his death.
Dar was elected as an Independent member in last year’s Panchayat elections. Reports said that he had later joined the Peoples Democratic Party headed by Mehbooba Mufti