Militants attack policemen guarding BJP leader in Pulwama
Militants attacked policemen guarding the residence of a BJP leader in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Sunday evening.
A police official said that around 8:20 pm militants, believed to be 2 to 3 in number, fired upon the policemen guarding the residence of BJP leader Gulzar Ahmad Nengroo at Pirchoo village of the district.
The alert policemen posted at the residence of the protective person retaliated, forcing the militants to flee from the spot, the official said.
“No loss of life or any injury was reported,” he added.
Meanwhile, police said alert policemen successfully foiled a weapon snatched bid in Pulwama village.
“Guard post attacked in Pulwama. Alert Policemen successfully repulsed a weapon snatching bid. More details to follow,” police tweeted.