Srinagar:Â PDP district president for Pulwama, Abdul Gani Dar, succumbed to his injuries after he was shot at by Â militants on Monday.
Gani was shot at by the militants in Pinglena area of Pulwama district, 31 kms from Srinagar, police said.
The PDP leader was rushed to SMHS hospital but later succumbed to his injuries.
Dar was shot at three times from a close range with an AK assault rifle, an official said, adding two bullets hit him in the chest and one in the shoulder.
No militants outfit has claimed responsibility for the killing so far.
This is second political killing in south Kashmir in a week.
On April 17, militants had shot dead a former public prosecutor affiliated with opposition National Conference in Shopian district.