Kashmir : Militant killed, cop injured in grenade attack on police station
Srinagar, Feb 26 (IBNS) : A police constable was injured and an under custody militant died after unidentified people hurled a grenade at a police station at Tral in south Kashmir's Pulwama town on Monday,police said.
According to police sources, burqa clad persons hurled a grenade at the police station.
“A terrorist, Mushtaq Ahmad Chopan, died in the grenade explosion as he was trying to escape from Police Station Tral,” Jammu and Kashmir Police Chief Shesh Paul Ved said in a tweet.
The injured constable, identified as Mehraj ud din, was immediately taken to a hospital.
Additional security forces have been rushed to the area and a search operation has been launched to nab the attackers.
Militant Mushtaq alias Haroon was arrested by government forces along with arms from Sopore in North Kashmir on January seven.
(Reporting by Saleem Iqbal Qadri)