The killing of Kashmiri pandit in Anantnag by militants is a reminiscent of the 1990s genocide of Kashmiri Pandits. Kashmiri Pandit sarpanch was shot dead earlier today by terrorists in Anantnag District of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir. The Hindu sarpanch has been identified as Ajay Pandita. A badly injured Ajay Pandita was rushed to the district hospital for initial treatment but succumbed to his injuries
Terrorists shot dead a sarpanch (village head) in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, police said.
Ajay Pandit, sarpanch of the Larkipora area in Anantnag district and a member of the Congress party, was shot at by militants in his native village at around 6 pm, a police official said.
He said that Mr Pandit was rushed to a hospital where he succumbed to injuries.
A Congress spokesman, while condemning the killing, said Mr Pandit was a dedicated party worker.
No terror outfit has claimed the responsibility for the killing so far.