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J&K: Terrorists open fire at NC MLA in Kulgam

Jan 17, 2015 11:56 AM IST India India
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Srinagar: Suspected terrorists opened fire outside National Conference MLA Abdul Majid Lari-gami's home in Kulgam district on Saturday.

Zahoor Ahmad Dar, posted as a PSO to MLA-elect of Homeshalibugh constituency in Kulgam, was critically injured in the attack near his home in Redwani area of Kulgam, police said.

Dar was taken to a hospital in critical condition but succumbed on the way.

A civilian Zahoor Ahmad Elahi was also injured in the attack but is stable, the police said.

They said Dar was on his way to work this morning and was riding on Elahi' s motorcycle when the terrorists fired upon
them.

The area has been cordoned off and a hunt is on to nab the assailants.

(With additional information from PTI)