Thursday, 11 April 2013


NC Sarpanch shot dead in Pulwama
Pulwama, Apr 08: A National Conference (NC) Sarpanch was shot dead by some unidentified gunmen, in the compound of his house, in Kulpora village of Lassipora area in Pulwama district late. The deceased Sarpanch has been identified as 50-year-old Ghulam Muhammad Lone, son of Abdul Salam Lone, a Sarpanch of Liddermurdh area. According to reports, Lone was shot at in the compound of his house at around 8:30 PM, injuring him critically. “He was immediately rushed to the local hospital, from where he was referred to Srinagar,” sources said. However, people accompanying him sensing his deteriorating condition took him to Sub-District Hospital, Bijbehara, where he succumbed to his injuries. “Police have registered a case in this regard and a man hunt has been launched in the area to nab the gunmen,” a senior police official from the area said.

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