Militants Gun Down Village Headman in Kashmir

Published: 20th December 2014 12:37 PM  |   Last Updated: 20th December 2014 12:37 PM   |  A+A-


SRINAGAR: Militants Saturday killed a village headman in north Kashmir's Baramulla district, police said.

"Gulam Ahman Bhat, headman of Bomai village in Sopore district, was shot dead from close range by militants today morning. While being shifted to hospital, he succumbed to his bullet injuries," a senior police officer said here.

The officer said that police have registered an FIR on the incident and an investigation has been initiated to identify the culprit.

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