Apni party leader Ghulam Hassan Lone was on Thursday shot at by terrorists in his residence in Devsar area of Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir. He has been shifted to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
Police said they have taken cognisance of the incident and have cordoned off the area. Further details are awaited.
This is the third such incident in the Valley in less than 15 days.
On Tuesday militants had killed a BJP worker Aveed Ahmad Dar near his residence at Brazloo Jageer area of the south Kashmir district. Dar, who was BJP's constituency president of Homeshalibugh assembly constituency, died on the spot, they said.