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Former Sarpanch shot dead by terrorists in Shopian

Former Sarpanch shot dead by terrorists in Shopian
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Srinagar, May 18: A former sarpanch was shot dead by terrorists in Herpora area of Shopian district on Saturday day, police said. This is the second terror attack in south Kashmir within an hour.

An official said that Sheikh, a former sarpanch, was fired upon by terrorists Herpora area today evening.

He said that soon after the attack he was shifted to a nearby healthcare facility, where he succumbed to injuries.

Hospital authorities confirmed that Sheikh was brought dead to hospital.

Police and security forces have cordoned off the area to nab the attackers. Earlier, terrorists fired upon and injured a couple from Rajasthan’s Jaipur in Anantnag district.

Police said that terrorists fired on open tourist camp near Pahalgam in south Kashmir, injuring a couple from Rajasthan, officials said on Saturday.

The incident took place at Yanner in Pahalgam tourist resort in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district late on Saturday night, they said.

“#Terrorist fired upon and injured a lady Farha R/O Jaipur and spouse Tabrez at Yannar, #Anantnag. Injured evacuated to hospital for treatment. Area cordoned off. Further details shall follow,” Kashmir Zone Police posted on X.

The injured, residents of Jaipur, were admitted to a nearby hospital, police said.



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