Visakhapatnam: In a shocking incident, YSR Congress chief Jaganmohan Reddy was stabbed on his arm by an unidentified assailant at Visakhapatnam Airport on Thursday.
Andhra Pradesh: YSRCP chief Jagan Mohan Reddy stabbed on his arm by unidentified assailant at Visakhapatnam Airport today. More details awaited. pic.twitter.com/lUmmMiaQCi
— ANI (@ANI) October 25, 2018
According to reports, Reddy is safe and has been taken to a nearby hospital for the treatment of the wound he has received in the attack.
Reportedly, the man came near the YSR Congress Party chief on the pretext of taking a selfie with him but attacked him in the process.
Meanwhile, Hyderabad MP and chief of the All India Majlis-E-Ittehadul Muslimeen Party (AIMIM), Asaduddin Owaisi took it to twitter to condemned the attack.
I strongly condemn the cowardly attack on @ysjagan this is a major security lapse which must be probed @sureshpprabhu how can a person bring a dagger inside the airport,and in a lounge ,politicians are vulnerable with this NEW phenomenon of selfies
— Asaduddin Owaisi (@asadowaisi) October 25, 2018