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BJP Leader Injured In Terrorist Attack In Jammu And Kashmir's Budgam

BJP Leader Injured In Terrorist Attack In Jammu And Kashmir's Budgam

This is reportedly the third such attack on a BJP leader in J&K this year. (Representational image)

Srinagar:

A BJP leader was shifted to a hospital after being fired upon by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Sunday.

The injured leader, Abdul Hamid Najar, is the district president of Budgam BJP Other Backward Class (OBC) Morcha.

"Abdul Hamid Najar was fired upon by terrorists. He has been shifted to a hospital. He is a resident of Mohiendpora area of Budgam," said Amod Nagpure, Budgam SSP, Jammu and Kashmir Police.

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Earlier on August 6, BJP Sarpanch Sajad Ahmad Khanday died due to injuries after he was shot by terrorists in Kulgam.

In July, former Bandipora BJP president Wasim Bari, his father and brother, succumbed to their injuries after terrorists fired upon them.