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Jammu And Kashmir: Sarpanch, A BJP Leader Sajad Ahmad Shot Dead by Terrorists In Kulgam
BJP leader and sarpanch Sajad Ahmad shot dead by terrorists in Kulgam
Jammu And Kashmir: Sarpanch, A BJP Leader Sajad Ahmad Shot Dead by Terrorists In Kulgam (Representational Image)
New Delhi: In Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district a BJP leader, who was sarpanch was shot dead by the terrorist this morning, said an official.
Sajad Ahmad was shot dead in Kulgam, about 70 km from Srinagar. Sajad Ahmad was BJP's district vice president for Kulgam.In recent weeks, this is the fourth such attack on a BJP leader.
Last month, a BJP leader Sheikh Waseem Bari, his father, and brother were killed by the terrorists in the union territory's Bandipore district.
"Terrorists fired on BJP worker Wasim Bari at Bandipora. During indiscriminate firing Wasim Bari, his father Bashir Ahmad, and brother Umer Bashir got injured and shifted to hospital, but all three succumbed to their injuries," J&K Police had tweeted at the time.
A new terror group names The Resistance Front had claimed for the responsibility of the attack. The police said that it a front of the Jaish, Lashkar-e-Taiba and Hizbul Mujahideen.
Across party lines, the terror attack was condemned by politicians.BJP chief JP Nadda said that the death of Mr. Wasim's death was a huge loss for the party.
"This is a huge loss for the party. My deepest condolences are with the family. The entire Party stands with the bereaved family. I assure you that their sacrifice will not go in vain," he had tweeted.
In June a congress sarpanch Ajay Bharti was killed during the terror attack