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Militants trigger IED blast to target CRPF vehicle in Anantnag, no casualty

Militants targeted a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) bunker vehicle in Pazalpora area of Bijbehara in south Kashmir's Anantnag district, a police officer said

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CRPF  | Anantnag | Jammu and Kashmir

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

Army jawans stand guard during an encounter with militants at Arwani village of Anantnag district of South Kashmir on Friday. Two youth were killed and nearly a dozen others injured as security forces opened firing to chase away stone-pelting protest
Army jawans stand guard during an encounter with militants at Arwani village of Anantnag district of South Kashmir on Friday. Two youth were killed and nearly a dozen others injured as security forces opened firing to chase away stone-pelting protest

Militants triggered an improvised explosive device (IED) to target a security forces vehicle in district of on Tuesday, but there was no loss of life, police said.

Militants targeted a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) bunker vehicle in Pazalpora area of Bijbehara in south Kashmir's district, a police officer said.

He said the blast damaged a few civilian vehicles, but there was no loss of life reported.

The security forces fired a few shots in the air after the blast, the official said, adding that the area was cordoned off and a hunt has been launched to nab the attackers.

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First Published: Tue, February 16 2021. 12:36 IST
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