Police on Thursday said that militants fired upon the PSOs of political activist Dr Anwar Khan while the latter was visiting Arsh institute at Khunmoh area in the outskirts of Srinagar city.
According to the police spokesperson, the incident happened outside the institute where the PSOs were present.
“The PSOs of the protected person repulsed the attack while exhibiting extreme caution to avoid any collateral damage leading the militants to flee from the spot.In the said incident one PSO namely Bilal Ahmad has sustained minor injuries,” they said.
The suspected area has been cordoned off by police and security forces and is being searched. As per recent update, contact has been established, militants are hold up. Police has registered a case under relevant sections and investigation is in progress.