Militants on Thursday attacked BJP leader Anwar Khan in Khanmoh area of Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district. While Khan escaped the attack unhurt, his personal security officer (PSO) was injured in the incident.
According to a police official, the militants started firing indiscriminately upon Anwar Khan but he somehow managed to escape the attack but his PSO constable Bilal Ahmad received bullet injuries on the leg.
The injured constable was immediately rushed to a nearby hospital where he is said to be in stable condition.
Following the attack on the BJP leader, security forces have launched cordon and search operations (CASO) in the Khanmoh area in Pulwama district.
According to the sources, two to four terrorists are holed up in the area and security forces were trying to nab them.