Kashmir: CRPF Jawans Injured in Grenade Attack


Srinagar: Four people, including two civilians and two CRPF Jawans have been injured in a grenade attack at Pampore area in south of Kashmir on Friday.

A gunbattle broke out between security forces and hiding militants in the densely forested Wanigah area of Kupwara district in north Kashmir on Friday.

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“The gunfight started after the killing of Colonel Santosh Mahadik in the same area in a gunfight with the militants,” said a senior police official.

The explosion occurred near a branch of the Punjab National Bank here.

“Security forces cordoned off the forest area, deploying para commandos and helicopters to ensure the hiding militants do not escape,” the official said.