Srinagar: Militants in dead of last night attacked National Conference leader Showkat Hussain Ganai’s guard post at Chitragam village of south Kashmir’s Shopian district, sources said on Saturday.
A police officer confirmed the militant attack to Kashmir Reader and said that the alert sentry retaliated the militant fire and there was no loss of life or property.
The incident according to locals took place at around 4:30 am while the exchange of fire continued for 20 minutes.
They added that firing created panic in the village.
They said that army early today conducted searches in several houses of the village.