J&K's ruling PDP activist shot dead by suspected militants in Anantnag

DECCAN CHRONICLE. | YUSUF JAMEEL
Published Aug 19, 2017, 9:50 pm IST
Updated Aug 19, 2017, 9:50 pm IST
The police officials said that gunmen barged into the house of the victim and shot him from point blank range.
After the incident, the security forces searched the area for assailants but could find them, the officials said. (Photo: Representational/File)
 After the incident, the security forces searched the area for assailants but could find them, the officials said. (Photo: Representational/File)

Srinagar: An activist of Jammu and Kashmir’s ruling Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) was shot dead by suspected militants in southern Anantnag district on Saturday.

The police officials said that gunmen barged into the house of the victim Muhammad Ishaq Parray at Ugjan, Diyalgam of Anantnag and shot him from point blank range. He was rushed to Anantnag’s district hospital where doctors declared him dead on arrival.

 

50-year-old Parray owned a saw mill in the area and was associated with the PDP for past several years. After the incident, the security forces searched the area for assailants but could find them, the officials said.

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