Tribune News Service
Srinagar, August 9
In the third such assault in lower than every week, a BJP chief was injured when suspected militants fired at him in central Kashmir’s Budgam district this morning.
The police stated unidentified militants fired at 38-year-old Abdul Hamid Najar, whereas he was out for a morning stroll close to a railway crossing at Ompora. Najar, BJP’s OBC Morcha Budgam district president, was instantly taken to hospital.
“He was shifted to a hospital in Srinagar where his condition is stated to be stable,” a police officer stated. “He was allotted a secured accommodation at Budgam from where he slipped away,” he added. The militant managed to flee after the incident.
There have been a sequence of assaults on BJP employees previously one month which have left 4 get together males useless and two wounded.
On August 4, BJP chief Arif Ahmad was critically wounded when militants fired at him at Akhran Kulgam. On August 6 morning, Sajad Ahmad Khanday, a sarpanch affiliated with the BJP, was shot useless outdoors his residence at Vessu Kulgam.
Jammu and Kashmir BJP president Ravinder Raina stated, “Those involved in such attacks have neither escaped death in the past nor will they save their lives in future… We will not allow safe havens to terrorists and will make Kashmir free of terrorism.” (With PTI inputs)