Jammu, Nov 1 (IANS) Unidentified gunmen on Thursday shot dead senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and party’s state secretary Anil Parihar and his brother in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Jashmir.
Police said unidentified gunmen shot and killed Anil and his brother Ajit Parihar in Tapal Gali Mohalla of Kishtwar town.
In view of the mounting tension in the area, curfew has been imposed in Kishtwar town.
Ajit Parihar was an employee of the state Financial Corporation.
“Anil and Ajit Parihar were shot and killed in Kishtwar town by unidentified gunmen on Thursday evening. A manhunt has been launched to trace the assassins,” the police said.