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Terrorists hurl grenades at CRPF camps in Shopian, Pulwama in JK; 3 personnel injured

1 constable was injured in the attack. Area has been cordoned off.

Manzoor Mir Reported by: Manzoor Mir Shopian Updated on: March 19, 2022 23:19 IST
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J&K: Militants hurl grenade at CRPF camp in Shopian; jawan injured

Highlights

  • Three personnel were injured in the grenade attack
  • Attacks came on a day the paramilitary force held its 83rd Raising Day parade in Jammu
  • Union Home Minister Amit Shah had attended the CRPF Day event in the morning

Terrorists hurled grenades at two CRPF camps in Shopian and Pulwama districts of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, injuring three personnel, police said. The attacks came on a day the paramilitary force held its 83rd Raising Day parade in Jammu.

Union Home Minister Amit Shah attended the CRPF Day event, held for the first time outside the national capital.

"At about 8:10 pm, terrorists hurled a grenade upon the camp of 178 Battalion of the CRPF at Babapora in Zainapora area of the south Kashmir district of Shopian," a police official said. He said one personnel of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) was injured in the attack.

In another attack, terrorists threw a grenade at the camp of 180 Battalion of the CRPF at Nowdal in Tral area of Pulwama district in south Kashmir, the official said. He said two CRPF troopers were injured in the explosion.Also Read | Shah reviews security situation in J&K, calls for proactive operations against terrorists

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