Anantnag: A panch, Mohammad Yaqoob Malla, was injured when unknown gunmen shot at him at Shopian Bus Stand on Tuesday afternoon.
Malla, who is the panch of Tahlipora in Shopian, was taken to Srinagar for treatment. His condition is said to be critical.
Malla is a National Conference member. The attack was the second attempt on Malla’s life. Unknown gunmen had attacked his house two years ago, injuring his brother.