Srinagar, July 18 (IANS) Militants fired at a former village head in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Tuesday, police said.

“Militants fired at Nazir Ahmad Shah resident of Panzath (Qazigund). He is affiliated with the National Conference,” the police said

“He has been hospitalised and doctors have described his condition as stable.”

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