Pulwama, Dec 11: A National Conference worker was shot outside his residence in Wasoora village is South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Friday.
An official told KNO that worker affiliated with National Conference was shot at by unknown gunemn, in Wasoora, Pulwama after which he was hospitalized.
He identified the injured politician as Mushtaq Ahmad Dar son of Assadullah Dar resident of Wasoora Pulwama.
An official at the District hospital Pulwama said that Mushtaq has received bullet injury in his leg and his condition is stable. He said that he has been referred to Srinagar for advanced treatment. Sources said that he is affiliated with NC and was campaigning for DDC candidate in the area. A police officer said that area has cordoned off to nab the attackers.
Grenade attack on CRPF camp
Meanwhile, militants lobbed a hand grenade towards a roadside bunker of CRPF in the down town Srinagar early Friday morning, official sources said.
A dog was killed in the blast, they added.
They said militants hurled a hand grenade towards a CRPF bunker at Noorbagh in the down town city at 0630 hrs, shortly before Fajr (morning) prayers. However, the grenade missed the intended target and exploded outside the bunker, they said adding a dog was killed.
Later, security forces conducted searches in the area but the militants had managed to escape. Security forces also pressed into service drones to nab the militants.