A National Conference (NC) worker was shot at by terrorists in south Kashmir’s Bijbehara on Thursday highlighting the grim security situation in the valley.
The NC worker identified as Mohammad Ismail was shot by the terrorists near Thajiwara area in the evening following which searches were conducted in the area to nab the suspects.
Police said Ismail has received gunshot injuries and has been admitted to hospital for treatment.”
This is the first time a political leader has been targetted after the announcement of Lok Sabha polls in the state by the election commission of India. ECI has deferred state elections stating the security situation in the valley.
The National Conference said that the injured was its block President for Bijbehara.
My @JKNC_ colleague Mohd Ismail Wani, block President Bijbehara block in South Kashmir of has been shot & injured. He has been referred to Srinagar. Praying for his recovery.