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Grenade attack leaves many civilians injured in Pulwama

Soon after the grenade explosion, the area was cordoned off by government forces to nab the suspected militants.

SRINAGAR (J&K)

Suspected militants on Wednesday evening lobbed a grenade on government forces in Kakapora area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

“Militants lobbed the grenade on a joint team of Police and CRPF in Kakapora. However, the grenade missed the intended target and exploded on road,” an unnamed police officer was quoted by a local news agency.

In the incident, twelve civilians received splinter injuries who were subsequently shifted to a nearby hospital for treatment. All of them are said to be stable, as per the latest reports.

The injured in the Pulwama attack were identified as Raja Begum, Suhail Ahmed, both residents of Naman Kakapora, Shabir Dar, Mushtaq Ahmed, Bashir Dar, Habibullah Sheikh, Ghulam Nabi Sheikh, Bashir Ahmed and Abrar Ahmed, all residents of Kakapora, Ghulam Mohiuddin of Laribal Kakapora, Adil Ahmed of Samboora Pampore and a non-local from Uttar Pradesh identified as Muhammad Aamir.

Soon after the grenade explosion, the area was cordoned off by government forces to nab the suspected militants. Watch the video to know more.

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Aasif Ganaie

Aasif is a journalist and a news enthusiast based in Jammu & Kashmir. He voyages to explore and uncover the stories that need to be told. With a special focus on data journalism, the journo also writes about happenings, events and everything that matters.
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