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Cop guarding BJP leader injured in militant attack in Srinagar’s Khanmoh area

Cop guarding BJP leader injured in militant attack in Srinagar’s Khanmoh area
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A personal security officer (PSO) guarding the Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) leader was injured in a militant attack at Balhama area of Khanmoh in outskirts of Srinagar city on Thursday.

A senior official while confirming the incident said that the BJP leader Mohammad Anwar Khan along with his two PSOs was fired upon by the militants at Balhama near Arash Medical College and tried to snatch service rifles from them. The guards retaliated the fire and foiled their attempt.

In the meantime, the suspected militants fled away from the spot, the officer said adding that one of the policemen sustained bullet wounds in the incident.

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