Srinagar, Oct 19: Unknown persons on Thursday lobbed a grenade on the house of MLA Wachi Aijaz Ahmad Mir, also a leader of ruling PDP.
Official sources told GNS that suspected militants at around 5:10 pm hurled the grenade which exploded in the compound of the MLA’s House in Zainpora area of southern Shopian district. The security guards retaliated with firing. However no one suffered injuries in the incident.
Soon after the attack government forces immediately launched searches to nab the attackers. Only this week, a well-known activist of PDP from Wachi constituency was killed by militants and his house set ablaze by angry protesters at Imam Sahab Shopian.