PDP district President succumbs to injuries

Srinagar Apr 24:Ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) district president Abdul Gani Dar who was shot at by suspected militants Monday morning in Pulwama has sccumbed to injuries at SMHS Hospital here a short while ago.

Sources said¬†that Dar was admitted to hospital in a critical condition but could not be saved. “He could not survive due to grievious injuries” a doctor at the hospital said

He is the third political activist in last 10 days who has been targetted by unidentified gunmen in restive Ssouth Kashmir. By elections to Anantnag parliamentary seat were also put on hold due to detriorating situation on the security front.