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BJP worker escapes unhurt after  gunmen target his vehicle in Jammu

Jammu:  A BJP worker had a narrow escape after unknown gunmen attacked his vehicle near Qasim Nagar Chowk in Bagh- e – Bahu area of Jammu on Friday.

Official sources said that at around 1805 hours, an SUV vehicle (JK02CD-0799) parked at Qasim Nagar was fired upon by pistol-borne men.

There was no loss of life or injury in the incident as the vehicle owner Liaqat Ali son of Showket Ali of Raika Bahg-e-Bahu Jammu was purchasing goods from Narwal market.

Ali is said to be a BJP worker, they said. Police reached the spot and started the investigation.

Preliminary investigations, sources said, indicate that the attack was not linked to militancy. “Those who have carried out the attack will soon be behind the bars,” they said.

DIG Jammu-Kathua Range Vivek Gupta said that FIR has been registered and investigations have been taken up. “We will share the details later,” he added.

 

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