Srinagar: Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) Mayor Junaid Azim Mattu and his Personal Security Officer (PSO) were on Tuesday injured in a stone pelting incident in the summer capital.
However, Mattu said that he sustained a minor injury and was perfectly safe and fine.
Official sources said that the vehicle of Mattu came under stone pelting at Chaudhry Bagh, Rainawari in downtown Srinagar on Tuesday evening. “Mattu received minor injury while his SPO sustained a head wound,” they said.
Confirming the incident, the SMC Mayor said that he sustained a minor injury and his PSO sustained a head injury. “Am perfectly safe and fine. An incident of stone pelting at Chaudhry Bagh, Rainawari while going from one meeting venue to another. The SPO is out of danger and has received medical care,” he said.
“Gratitude for everyone’s concern,” he added. (UNI)