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PDP leader Abdul Gani Dar shot dead by militants in Kashmir

Srinagar: Militants on Monday shot dead ruling PDP district president for Pulwama Abdul Gani in the south Kashmir district, police said.

Gani was shot at by the militants in Pinglena area of Pulwama district, 31 kms from Srinagar, this afternoon, a police official said.

The PDP leader was rushed to hospital but succumbed to his injuries.

Before joining PDP on November 1, 2014, Abdul Gani Dar had been associated with Congress party in various capacities.

PTI