Stones hurled at Mehbooba Mufti's convoy in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag; PDP chief unhurt, driver injured

  • Mehbooba Mufti had gone to a shrine at Khirram in Anantnag district to pay her obeisance and was returning to Bijbehara when the incident took place

  • One of the spare vehicles in the former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister's motorcade was damaged in the stone-pelting and the driver was hurt

  • Mehbooba is contesting the ongoing Lok Sabha election from the Anantnag seat, which she had won in 2014

Srinagar: PDP president Mehbooba Mufti's motorcade came under stone-pelting in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday while she was returning from a shrine there, officials said.

 Stones hurled at Mehbooba Muftis convoy in Jammu and Kashmirs Anantnag; PDP chief unhurt, driver injured

File image of Mehbooba Mufti. PTI

Mehbooba had gone to a shrine at Khirram in Anantnag district to pay her obeisance and was returning to Bijbehara when the incident took place, they added.

One of the spare vehicles in the former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister's motorcade was damaged in the stone-pelting and the driver was hurt, the officials said.

Others in the entourage, including the PDP president, escaped unhurt.

Mehbooba is contesting the ongoing Lok Sabha election from the Anantnag seat, which she had won in 2014. The south Kashmir constituency, spread over the four districts of Anantnag, Kulgam, Pulwama and Shopian, is going to the polls in three phases from 29 April to 6 May.

Updated Date: Apr 15, 2019 14:26:42 IST