Srinagar: Suspected militants shot at a DDC candidate in Sagam area of Kokernag in south Kashmir’s Anantanag district on Friday.
The victim has been identified as Anees Ul Islam, resident of Sagam. He has received bullet wound in arm, a police official said.
He was immediately rushed to SDH Kokernag for treatment.
Anees had joined Apni Party recently and was contesting the ongoing DDC elections in Sagam block constituency Kokernag.
Meanwhile entire area has been cordoned off to nab the attackers, official added.