jagan mohan reddy
Reddy was attacked at the Vizag airport when he was on his way to HyderabadANI

YSR Congress Party chief Jagan Mohan Reddy was attacked with a metal object at the Vishakapatnam airport on Thursday afternoon. 

The YSR Congress Party has alleged that the attack was a conspiracy by the Telangana Desam Party (TDP) government.

They went on to say that the attacker worked at a TDP canteen. However, TDP has denied the charges.  

Reddy was hurt on his left arm and later received first-aid from the airport staff. He has been taken to a nearby hospital for further treatment.

yrscp attack
The shapr object used to attack the YSRCP chief Jagan Mohan ReddyANI

NDTV reports that the attacker wanted a selfie with the YSRCP chief before attacking him.  

Asaduddin Owaisi, president of the All India Majlis-E-Ittehadul Muslimeen Party (AIMIM), tweeted about the attack. He wrote,  "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(sic)."

[This is a developing story. More details awaited]