Umar Khalid attacked: Unidentified man opens fire at JNU student leader

An unidentified man reportedly opened fire at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student Umar Khalid outside Constitution Club of India on Rafi Marg in the national capital on Monday. Khalid escaped unhurt.

The student had arrived at the club to attend an event titled “Towards a Freedom Without Fear”.

An eyewitness told news agency ANI, “There was an event and Umar Khalid had accompanied us. We were at a tea stall when a man in white shirt came, pushed and opened fire at him. Khalid lost his balance and fell down and the bullet missed him. We tried to catch the man. The pistol slipped off his hands and he escaped.”