Srinagar: Gunmen Wednesday morning attacked a political worker in Lalbazar area Srinagar city.
Identified as Sajad Mirza, sources said that he is affiliated with Janata Dal (United) party.
Mirza, they said, was coming to visit his family in Lalbazar.
SSP Hazratbal Amode Ashoke told Kashmir Reader that gunmen fired shots from a pistol at Mirza’s vehicle but he escaped unhurt. “Mirza was whisked away safely by his PSO’s,” he said.
Police in a statement said that some unknown gunmen fired pistol shots on his vehicle at his father’s residence in Madin Saab area of Lal Bazar
As per his report, PSOs attached with him retaliated and the miscreants fled away. However, no injury or loss of life has been reported.