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Stones hurled at Mehbooba's motorcade in Anantnag district of J&K

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

Mehbooba Mufti's motorcade came under stone-pelting in district of on Monday while she was returning from a shrine there, officials said.

Mehbooba had gone to a shrine at Khirram in 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 chief minister's motorcade was damaged in the stone-pelting and the 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 seat, which she had won in 2014. The south constituency, spread over the four districts of Anantnag, Kulgam, Pulwama and Shopian, is going to the polls in three phases from April 29 to May 6.

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First Published: Mon, April 15 2019. 13:10 IST