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JNU scholar Umar Khalid attacked

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JNU student leader Umar Khalid. (File Photo: IANS) by .
JNU student leader Umar Khalid

An unidentified man opened fire at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) scholar Umar Khalid outside the Constitution Club , police said.. reports Asian Lite News

JNU student leader Umar Khalid. (File Photo: IANS) by .
JNU student leader Umar Khalid

An unidentified man opened fire at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) scholar Umar Khalid outside the Constitution Club , police said. Khalid escaped unhurt.

The attack took place around 2.30 p.m. when Khalid was at a tea stall.

“According to Khalid and his friends, two men approached them. One of them with a pistol opened fire. The attackers then fled the scene. Khalid escaped unhurt,” said a police officer.

The officer said a pistol was recovered from the spot.

Khalid went to the Constitution Club to attend a “United Against Hate” programme.