Militants attack J&K leader’s house

Srinagar: Militants attacked the residence of a National Conference (NC) leader in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district on Saturday, police said.

The militants fired at the guard post outside NC leader and sitting legislator, Showkat Hussain Ganai’s house in Chitragam village at around 4.30 a.m.

“Alert guards retaliated after which the militants escaped. No casualty was reported,” the police added.