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PDP leader shot dead in Pulwama


Pulwama, Apr 25, CNS: Suspected militants shot dead the ruling PDP District youth President in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district this afternoon.

Reports said that the gunmen appeared before the scorpio (JK01M-0099) of PDP district youth president Ghulam Nabi Patel at Rajpora Chowk and fired upon it. A bullet hit the mouth of the Patel while two of his security guards also suffered injuries.

Reports added that Patel died on spot while his security guards were shifted to hospital for advanced treatment.

A police official while confirming the attack said that a hunt has been launched to trace the assailants.

Patel was General Secretary Congress who joined PDP in 2014 and played a key role in the victory of former Finance Minister Dr Haseeb Drabu. He according to reports was right hand of Haseeb Drabu.