SRINAGAR, AUGUST 18: Militants attacked National Conference leader Showkat Hussain Ganai’s guard in Chitragam village of south Kashmir’s Shopian district last night.
A police officer said that the alert sentry retaliated the militant fire and there was no loss of life or property.
The incident according to locals took place at around 4:30 am while the exchange of fire continued for 20 minutes.
They added that firing created panic in the village.
They said that army early today conducted searches in several houses of the village.