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Village-head shot dead in Kulgam

Unknown gunmen on Wednesday evening shot dead a village-head in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam district.

An official said that unknown gunmen shot at an independent panch in Srandroo area of the volatile South Kashmir district.

He said Mohammad Yaqoob Dar received gunshot injuries and was rushed to the hospital for treatment where he succumbed.

Medical Superintendent of District Hospital Kulgam, Dr. Muzaffar Zargar said that Dar was brought dead to the hospital.

The officials said that the area has been cordoned off to nab the attackers and further investigation has been taken up.

Dar wasn’t affiliated with any political party and had won the village-level election as an independent candidate.

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