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Deputy sarpanch shot at in J&K

A deputy sarpanch was allegedly shot at and injured by militants in north Kashmir Kupwara district, police said on Wednesday.



Srinagar: A deputy sarpanch was allegedly shot at and injured by militants in north Kashmir Kupwara district, police said on Wednesday.

Noor Mohammad Khan (50), deputy sarpanch from Bongamin Kupwara, reported at Police Station Kupwara in injured condition this morning, a police spokesman said.

He said Khan stated that he was shot at by militants inside the compound of his local mosque in the wee hours today when he had gone there to offer prayers.

"Khan sustained injury in left arm and has been admitted in Sub District hospital, Kupwara," he added.

PTI

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