SRINAGAR Suspected militants on Saturday evening shot at and injured a 70-year-old activist of National Conference in Pulwama district in south Kashmir.
Reports said that the gunmen fired upon Ali Mohammad Yatoo (70) at his residence at Nawnagri area of Palpora, leaving him injured.
Ali, according to reports, sustained a bullet wound in his right leg and was rushed to the district hospital for treatment.
Senior NC leader Ghulam Nabi Ratnpori also confirmed it. However, he said that the condition of Ali, a resident of Nawnagri, is stable. Ratnipori said that Ali Mohammads son Mushtaq Ahmad is a block president of National Conference. A police officer said: Police have taken the cognizance and investigations are on.