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Militants hurl grenade at PDP MLA’s house in J-K’s Tral

Police say the militants also fired at the guard post outside the MLA’s house.

india Updated: Oct 20, 2017 18:57 IST
Indo Asian News Service
Indo Asian News Service
Indo Asian News Service, Srinagar
Militants,Peoples Democratic Party,Mushtaq Ahmad Shah
Police say no damage has been reported so far.(ANI Twitter)

Militants on Friday attacked the residence of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) MLA Mushtaq Ahmad Shah in Tral town in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

Police said the militants hurled a grenade at Shah’s residence.

“Militants also fired at the guard post outside the legislator’s house. The fire was returned. No damage has been reported so far,” police said.

On Wednesday, militants had hurled a grenade at the house of Aijaz Ahmad Mir, also a PDP MLA, in Wachi area in Shopian district. No damage had occurred in that explosion.

First Published: Oct 20, 2017 18:57 IST