Terrorists attack PDP leader's house in Tral

ANI | Updated: Oct 21, 2017 23:34 IST

Tral (Jammu and Kashmir) [India] Oct 21 (ANI): Terrorists attacked the house of People's Democratic Party (PDP) leader Mohd Ashraf Pir in Tral town of Pulwama district on Saturday.

The militants also fired shots in the air.

Ashraf, a close aide of MLA Mushtaq Ahmad Shah, is zonal president of the PDP. He was not present at his house at the time of the incident.

The attack comes a day after terrorists hurled grenade at MLA Mushtaq Ahmad Shah's residence in Tral area of the district.

Terrorists also lobbed a grenade on the house of another PDP leader Aijaz Mir in Zainapora area of the Shopian district on Thursday. Reportedly, Mir's family was not present in the house at the time of attack.

Terrorists attacking PDP leader is not a new phenomenon. Earlier in May, terrorists shot dead the PDP district president for Pulwama, Abdul Gani Dar, in the south Kashmir district.

On September 18, 2016; militants attacked the guard post at the residence of Advocate Jawed Ahmed Sheikh, district President of PDP at Dayalgam, and snatched four AK rifles from his security personnel. (ANI)