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PDP MLA Mushtaq Shah’s house attacked with grenade in J&K’s Tral, security forces on high alert

Prime News, National (Srinagar), June 1:- A group of unidentified terrorists on Friday lobbed a grenade on the house of PDP MLA Mushtaq Shah in Tral area of Pulwama district in Jammu and Kashmir.

”Terrorists fired a rocket-propelled grenade at the house of a PDP legislator in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district but it exploded without causing any damage,” the J&K police said.

The attack on Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) MLA Mushtaq Ahmad Shah`s house in Tral town came two days after a rocket-propelled grenade was fired at National Conference leader Muhammad Ashraf Bhat`s house in the town.

However, this also did not injure anyone or cause any damage.

Meanwhile, security forces in Jammu and Kashmir have been put on a high alert following reports of large-scale infiltration of terrorists in the Kashmir Valley from across the Line of Control.

”There are reports of infiltration of over 20 terrorists into Kashmir from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) recently,” the officials said.

Most of the terrorists are believed to be affiliated to Jaish-e-Mohammad outfit headed by Maulana Masood Azhar,” they said.

The security grid is apprehending a spike in terrorist attacks in the state, particularly in the Kashmir Valley, the officials said.

The security forces have been asked to remain on a high alert and maintain vigil around sensitive security installations across the state.

The officials further stated that it is rare for such a large number of militants to infiltrate in one go and indicated the desperation of their handlers across the LoC to keep the Kashmir pot boiling. (MR, Inputs: Agencies).

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