Srinagar, August 06 : In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, unidentified gunmen killed an Indian army backed and BJP-affiliated Sarpanch in Kulgam district, today.
The Sarpanch identified as Sajad Ahmad Khanday was shot at by the attackers at Vessu in Qazigund area of the district.
He was shifted to government medical college Islamabad in a critical condition where doctors declared him brought dead.
This is the second such attack in less than 48 hours as another BJP Panch, Arif Ahmad, was critically injured in a similar incident at Akhran in Qazigund on Tuesday night.
Meanwhile, three BJP workers announced their resignation from the party in Qazigund. These BJP workers include Subzar Ahmad Paddar, Nisar Ahmad Wani and Ashiq Hussain Palla.