Visakhapatnam: YSR Congress Party President Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy on Thursday sustained a minor injury at the Visakhapatnam airport in a knife attack by a young man who sneaked up to him with a request to take a selfie, police said.
The attacker, identified as Jaripalli Srinivas, works as a waiter at a restaurant at the airport. As he suddenly took out a small knife from his pocket and stabbed Jagan, the YSR Congress leader was injured on his left shoulder.
A commandant of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) overpowered the attacker, who was handed over to police. Jagan continued his journey to Hyderabad after getting first aid from the airport staff. Jaganmohan Reddy said such cowardly acts will not dissuade him from working for the people. (IANS)