Family performs last rite of poll official killed in militant attack

SRINAGAR (CIHAN)- The last rites of the polling official, who was killed in militant attack soon after voting for Anantnag Lok Sabha constituency concluded on Thursday, were performed in Shopian today morning.

A polling officer was killed while five others including three policemen were injured when militants opened fire on a polling party at Nagbal in Shopian late on yesterday.

The polling official was identified as Mohammad Zia-ul-Haq, a resident of Heerpora, Shopian. He was a teacher by profession.