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Major terrorist incident in J&K’s Anantnag, A BJP leader and wife killed in terror attack

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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Srinagar: Terrorists have carried out an audacious incident in Anantnag of Jammu and Kashmir. Terrorists opened fire on BJP leader Ghulam Rasool Dar and his wife at Lal Chowk in the city. Both were taken to the hospital for treatment, where they died.

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The post of President of Kulgam Kisan Morcha was

In Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district, terrorists on Monday shot dead a Sarpanch belonging to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and his wife. Terrorists opened fire on Sarpanch and BJP Kisan Morcha’s Kulgam district unit president Ghulam Rasool Dar and his wife in South Kashmir’s Anantnag, a police official said.

The election of the District Development Council was also contested

Both were taken to the hospital in injured condition, but they died on the way, the official said. Dar, a resident of Redwani in Kulgam, was a BJP-backed sarpanch. He also contested the election of the District Development Council last year, but lost. Dar was at this time living in a rented house in Anantnag.

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Jammu and Kashmir’s LG Manoj Sinha has condemned the matter. “I strongly condemn the brutal terrorist attack on Redwani Bala, Kulgam Sarpanch GH Rasool Dar and his wife Jawahar Bano. This is an act of cowardice and the perpetrators of violence will be brought to justice very soon. My deepest condolences to the bereaved family in this hour of grief.

Mehbooba Mufti expressed grief

PDP President Mehbooba Mufti has also tweeted in this matter. He wrote, ‘It is very sad to hear that today the BJP District President and his wife were shot dead by terrorists. My condolences to their families and loved ones.

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