In a completely unexpected incident on Wednesday, Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader Ghulam Nabi Patel, who was fired upon by terrorists in Pulwama has succumbed to his injuries. His two security officers had also bared the brunt of the attack.
Patil, who is a resident of Dangerpora Shadimarg had sustained serious bullet injuries. He was rushed to a hospital nearby where he was referred to another hospital in Srinagar for specialised treatment before he took his last breath.
An official said that gunmen fired at the vehicle of PDP activist Ghulam Nabi Patel at Rajpora chowk, leaving him and his two PSOs – Imtiyaz Ahmad Zargar and Bilal Ahmad Lone injured.
The police have started an investigation in order to find out the identities of the assailants.