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Terrorists attack BJP leader in Srinagar, gunfight underway

Samarth Srivastava

Samarth SrivastavaBy Samarth Srivastava

Published on 15 March 2018 11:03 AM GMT

Terrorists attack BJP leader in Srinagar, gunfight underway
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BJP leader attacked in Srinagar, gunfight underway
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Srinagar: A Bharatiya Janata Party leader was attacked by terrorists on Thursday on the outskirts of Srinagar, triggering a gunfight.

Muhammad Anwar Khan was targeted in Khonmoh area, the Jammu and Kashmir Police said.

Khan's guard, Bilal Ahmad, was injured in the attack, a police officer said, adding that the militants fled after the attack and took refuge in a village nearby.

"Security forces immediately surrounded the village and started a cordon and search operation. The hiding militants fired at the security forces, triggering the encounter which is still on," the officer said.

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Samarth Srivastava

Samarth Srivastava

Employed as sub-editor at newstrack.com. A learner, who loves covering sports, entertainment and defence kind of stuff.

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