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3 CRPF men, non-local labourer injured in three militancy incidents in South Kashmir: Police


All areas of incidents cordoned; massive searches launched, say, Officials

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir police Saturday said that three Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) men and a non-local labourer were injured in three militancy related incidents across South Kashmir on Saturday.

“During the evening hours, three militant incidents were reported from South Kashmir’s Pulwama, Shopian and Awantipora districts. Senior police officers along with reinforcement reached all the spots,” a police official said.

He said that in Pulwama, militants fired upon one non-local carpenter identified as Mohammad Akram son of Ab Salam resident of Bijnor UP at Arihal Pulwama. “In this incident, he has received gunshot injuries. The injured was immediately shifted to SMHS Hospital Srinagar in a Critical Care ambulance with medical staff where he is being treated,” the official said.

He said in Shopian, at about 7: 50 pm, militants had lobbed a grenade on CRPF camp of 178Bn. “In this incident, one CRPF personnel has received minor splinter injuries,” the official said.

Meanwhile, in Awantipora at about 7: 55 pm, militants had lobbed a grenade on CRPF camp of 180Bn at Nowdal Tral in which two CRPF personnel received minor splinter injuries.

Police have registered cases regarding the above terror crime incidents. “Investigation is in progress and officers continue to work to establish the full circumstances leading to these incidents. The respective areas have been cordoned and search in these areas is going on,” the official said—(KNO)


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