Militants gun down former sarpanch in Jammu & Kashmir

Srinagar: Militants on Sunday shot dead a former sarpanch affiliated to opposition National Conference in Pulwama district of south Kashmir, police said. “Gunmen shot dead Fayaz Ahmad Bhat at his home at Kandizal in Kakapora area of Pulwama district this afternoon,” a police official said.Bhat was elected in the last election and his tenure had ended.