R-Day Eve:3 different blast rock Kashmir Valley till now, one policeman injured


Srinagar: Suspected militants on Friday carried out multiple grenade attacks in Kashmir valley on the eve of R-Day, leaving a police constable wounded.

A police official said the militants lobbed a grenade at a police post at Bus stand Anantnag today afternoon.

A police constable Sajad Ahmad was wounded in the blast, said the official, adding that he was shifted to a nearby hospital for treatment.

Soon after the blast, the forces resorted to aerial firing, said an eye witness.

Minutes before, suspected militants lobbed a grenade at police station Srigufwara in Bijbehara area of the district. No loss of life or injuries were reported in the incident.

However, DIG South Kashmir Amit Kumar denied the report of grenade attack in Srigufwara “It was the sound of snag in power transformer in the locality,” he said about the blast.

Nearly an hour later, grenade was lobbed at the CRPF camp in Tahab area of Pulwama. No injuries were reported in the attack.

Another grenade attack was reported from Sopore area of north Kashmir.

News agency GNS, quoting sources said that the grenade was lobbed at a bunker of the CRPF in Sopore. No injuries were reported in the attack.

However, SSP Sopore said they were verifying the nature of the blast.

Security has been heightened in Kashmir to prevent militant attacks on January 26 eve.


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