Jammu & Kashmir

Kashmiri Pandit shot dead in Pulwama, says police

The body of slain Sanjay Pandith who was shot dead in Achan Pulwama on February 26, 2023.

Pulwama: A Kashmiri Pandit was shot dead in Achan area of Litter hamlet in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Sunday, police said.

Police officials said that militants fired upon the man, a bank security guard in Achan area. He was immediately shifted to the district hospital Pulwama for treatment where he was declared dead.

Medical Superintendent of District Hospital, Pulwama, Dr Tula said that the man was brought dead to the hospital. The slain has been identified as Sanjay Pandith, son of Kashi Nath Pandit of Achan.

Meanwhile, armed forces have cordoned off the area and searches are going on in the area.

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