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Jammu and Kashmir: Grenade blast injures 3 CPRF jawans, 8 civilians in Shopian district

A Grenade Blast Rocked Kashmir's Shopian District On Tuesday Morning. According To Reports, The Blast Has Injured 3 CRPF Jawans And 8 Civilians. The Alert Indian Army Has Cordoned Off The Area And The Search Operation Is On. More Details Awaited.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Arshi Aggarwal | Updated on: 11 Oct 2016, 02:23:43 PM
Jammu and Kashmir: Grenade blast injures 2 CPRF jawans, 4 civilians in Shopian district (Image: Twitter/ANI)

New Delhi:

At least nine persons, including two security force personnel, were injured today in a grenade attack on a CRPF patrol party in south Kashmir’s Shopian district.

Militants hurled a grenade at the CRPF personnel in Shopian town at around 11:40 AM, resulting in injuries to seven civilians and two security personnel, a police official said.

He said the injured have been taken to Shopian district hospital even as security forces have launched a search operation to track down the militants.

Another terrorist attack in Pampore area near Srinagar was still underway at the time of this report. Three terrorists were holed up inside J&K Entrepreneurship Development Institute since Monday. 

The operation to flush-out militants holed up inside the building has entered the second day today, even as security forces launched a fresh offensive against the ultras. (With Inputs from PTI)

Watch 2016 Pampore attack continues: Terrorists target Valley’s success story again

Live Update: 

#Number of injured CRPF jawans goes to 3, eight civillians injured. 

#Total two CRPF jawans and four civilians injured in a grenade attack in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir.

#1 CRPF jawan and 2 civilians injured in a grenade attack on a CRPF patrolling party in Shopian district of J&K

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First Published : 11 Oct 2016, 12:03:00 PM

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