Hajin: People attacked the cavalcade of government spokesperson and education minister Naeem Akhtar at two separate places in Bandipora district on Saturday.
People attacked Akhtar’s convoy with stones at Dangerpora and Shilwat, a police official said.
An official spokesperson said Akhtar had gone to visit Sumbal and Sonawari to take stock of the situation there. MLC Yasir Reshi accompanied him.
The minister was escorted by additional reinforcement sent from Srinagar. The government forces fired teargas shells and pepper gas to disperse the protesters.