Suspected militants kill Sarpanch in J & K
Suspected militants have gunned down a sarpanch in Sopore town in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir. Unknown militants had opened fire on Habibullah Mir, head of the village council of Gooripora Bomie in Sopore. Mir was shifted to a local hospital with serious gunshot wounds; he later succumbed to his injuries. Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah condemned the incident and said that more security in the region is required.