SHOPIAN: Unidentified person/s hurled a grenade at the house of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) from Wachi, Shopian, Aijaz Ahmad Mir, in the district’s Zainpora village.
Local sources told Kashmir Reader that, at around 5.30 pm, they heard a blast followed by several rounds of firing.
Senior superintendent of police (SSP), Shopian, S A Dinkar told Kashmir Reader that “there was some suspicious blast near the residence of MLA Wachi. The policemen guarding the politician’s house fired some shots in the area, and there was no damage of any kind.”
The SSP said the police were investigating the incident. No family member was at home at the time of the attack, he said, adding, “We will inform you if we find anything.”