A former People’s Democratic Party worker was shot at by militants on Saturday in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir, leaving him injured.
Sajad Hussain Mantoo was shot at by the terrorists at his house in Kokernag area of Anantnag. Mantoo received bullet injuries in his abdomen and thigh and was rushed to the district hospital, the police said, adding that his condition is stated to be stable.
The reason behind the attack is not known yet, a police official said. Mantoo was formerly associated with the former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti’s PDP.
Anantnag also faced a terrorist attack on Saturday morning when a grenade was hurled on a security patrol outside Deputy Commissioner’s office on Saturday which injured at least 14 people a police official said. The heavily guarded complex in Anantnag town was attacked at around 11 am.
An official said that the grenade missed the target and exploded on the roadside, causing splinter injuries to at least ten pedestrians who were shifted to a hospital.