Terrorists target BJP leader Anwar Khan in Jammu and Kashmir

A group of at least two terrorists fired on Anwar Khan's security cover. They also tried to snatch a gun from one of the security personnel but were unable to.

Terrorists target BJP leader Anwar Khan in Jammu and Kashmir
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New Delhi: BJP leader Anwar Khan was targeted by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday but the politician escaped unhurt. Security forces have been engaged in a fierce gunbattle with the terrorists who have reportedly taken refuge in a building in Khanmoh area in Pulwama district.

The incident happened around noon on Wednesday when a group of three terrorists fired on Anwar Khan's security cover. Local media reports suggest that at least one security official - identified as Pradeep Kumar of CRPF - received bullet wounds on his right shoulder but that the BJP leader himself was whisked away to safety and without any injuries. It is also reported that the terrorists tried to snatch a gun from a security personnel but retreated after being fired upon. 

 

 

The area around a building in Khanmoh area has been cordoned off and a gunbattle is underway.

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