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Militants hurl grenade at CRPF camp in Pulwama, 9 injured

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

In the third such incident in as many days, militants hurled a grenade at a camp in Pulwama district today, injuring nine personnel.

The camp housed troops of the 180th battalion of at Ladiyar village of Tral, 35 kms from here, a police official said.

He said the grenade exploded inside the camp, causing splinter injuries to nine jawans.

They were taken to a hospital and the area around the camp was cordoned off to nab the unidentified militants, the official said.

This was the second grenade attack in Tral in two days and third such incident in the valley since Sunday.

Two troopers were injured in a grenade attack by militants on their camp in Tral town yesterday. A sub- inspector of the force and three policemen were injured in a grenade attack on a security picket at Saraf Kadal in downtown on Sunday.

No militant outfit has so far claimed responsibility for the grenade attacks.

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First Published: Tue, June 13 2017. 19:57 IST