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Jammu and Kashmir: Terrorists hurl grenade on CRPF patrol party, 1 injured

Jammu and Kashmir: Terrorists hurl grenade on CRPF patrol party, 1 injured

India Blooms News Service | | 15 Jul 2017, 05:18 pm
Srinagar, July 15 (IBNS): A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) trooper was seriously injured when terrorists hurled grenade on a patrol party in Kulgam district of south Kashmir on Saturday, police said.

According to reports, suspected militants lobbed a grenade on CRPF patrol party , which left the jawan injured.

The injured trooper was shifted to a hospital for treatment.

More details are awaited.

Earlier, at least three militants were killed in an ongoing encounter with security forces on Saturday morning in Tral area of Pulwama district of South Kashmir.

According to reports, security forces launched a search operation in Satoora Gujjar Basti in Wantiwen forest area of Tral, based on information about the presence of militants there.

Reports further stated that the search operation turned into an encounter after militants opened fire on security forces.

“Three Militants were killed during two hour long gun battle, all three bodies have been recovered by the forces from the area along with arms,” said senior police official.

The official further said that the search operation is still on in the area as reports suggested the presence of more militants hiding in the area. 

(Reporting by Saleem Iqbal Qadri)

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