Three CRPF personnel were injured in a grenade attack by militants in south Kashmir's Kulgam district on Monday, police said.
However, ANI reported that five jawans were injured. All the injured have been shifted to a government hospital for treatment, according to Times Now.
FLASH: Five CRPF jawans injured in grenade attack in Anantnag district's Wanpoh (J&K). More details awaited.
— ANI (@ANI_news) September 26, 2016
Militants hurled a grenade at a CRPF party in Wanpoh area of the district, a police official said. He said three CRPF men sustained injuries in the attack.
IANS quoted some police officials as saying that suspected militants hurled a grenade at a road opening party of CRPF. However, the grenade missed the target and exploded on the roadside.
Security forces have cordoned off the area and launched a manhunt to nab the attackers, the official said.
With inputs from PTI and IANS.
First Published On : Sep 26, 2016 14:54 IST