Second attack on NC MLA`s residence in Sopore

In the second such incident within a week, militants attacked the residence of ruling National Conference MLA Mohammad Ashraf Ganai in Sopore town of North Kashmir in the wee hours of Monday, police said.

Updated: Aug 23, 2010, 16:00 PM IST

Srinagar: In the second such incident within
a week, militants attacked the residence of ruling National
Conference MLA Mohammad Ashraf Ganai in Sopore town of North
Kashmir in the wee hours of Monday, police said.

A group of heavily armed militants fired at the residence
of the MLA, but guards posted there retaliated, they said
adding there was no loss of life in the exchange of fire.

Militants had attacked the residence of Ganai on August 18
resulting in the death of a special police officer and
injuries to two constables.

Ganai was not present on both the occasions when militants
attacked his residence, 55 km from here.

PTI