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J&K: Former sarpanch killed by terrorists in Shopian

A former sarpanch of Imam Sahib village in Jammu & Kashmir's Shopian district was killed on Monday by terrorists, ANI reported.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: October 16, 2017 9:46:19 pm

A former sarpanch (village headman) of Imam Sahib village in Jammu & Kashmir’s Shopian district was killed on Monday by terrorists, police said. According to police, three terrorists fired at Muhammad Ramban Sheikh. In the scuffle that followed, a terrorist, identified as Shaukat was also killed and the sarpanch got badly injured. The sarpanch was rushed to a nearest hospital, where doctors declared him brought dead.

“3 terrorists fired & killed ex sarpanch Ramzan Sheikh in Shopian. In scuffle a terrorist Shaukat also killed,” tweeted J&K DGP SP Vaid.

More details awaited

 

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