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Nowhatta grenade blast: J-K cop killed, 14 personnel injured in attack by suspected militants

A Policeman Was Killed While At Least 14 Personnel Were Injured After Suspected Militants Hurled A Grenade On A Team Of CRPF Troops And Police In Nawhatta Area Near Downtown Srinagar On Sunday.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Kanishk Sharma | Updated on: 02 Apr 2017, 08:34:04 PM
Security personnel take an injured jawan to the SMHS hospital. (ANI/Twitter)

New Delhi:

A policeman was killed while at least 14 personnel were injured after suspected militants hurled a grenade on a team of CRPF troops and police in Nawhatta area near downtown Srinagar on Sunday. 

Militants hurled the grenade on a police party next to Ganjbaksh Park in Nowhatta area of the city at around 7pm when the team was withdrawing from there after day-long law and order duty, a police official said. 

The official said that the injured includes four CRPF personnel.

The injured cops were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment. The official said miscreants had engaged the cops by pelting stones on them in the same area.

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(With inputs from agencies, more details awaited)

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First Published : 02 Apr 2017, 07:59:00 PM

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