BJP district youth president killed by militants

SRINAGAR: A BJP district youth president was killed by militants in south Kashmir district of Shopian.
Official sources said that panic gripped Kellar in Shopian when some local saw throat-slit body of a man lying on a road on Thursday evening.
The locals immediately informed the police, they said, adding a team was rushed to the area and the body was taken away.
The deceased was later identified as BJP youth president of Shopian Gowhar Ahmad. “Preliminary investigation confirm that Gowhar’s throat was slit by militants and later his body was thrown on the road,” they added.
BJP president Amit Shah today condoled the death of a leader of the party’s youth wing, Gowhar Hussain Bhat, who was allegedly killed by militants in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian.
The body of Bhat, aged 30, was recovered from an orchard in Kiloora with his throat slit. A resident of Bongam area in Shopian, he was the district president of the Bhartiya Janata Yuva Morcha.
Shah said terrorists cannot stop the youth from choosing a better future. “Pained to learn about the brutal murder of our @BJYM District President Gowhar Ahmed in Shopian, J&K. My deepest condolences to his family. Terrorists must realise that they cannot stop the youth of the valley from choosing a better future for themselves,” Shah wrote in a series of tweets.