Atleast three CRPF soldiers injured in grenade attack in Kashmir's Kulgam

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.

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.


Published Date: Sep 26, 2016 02:54 pm | Updated Date: Sep 26, 2016 06:40 pm