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Militant killed, cop injured in Tral grenade blast


IANS Srinagar
A militant was killed and a policeman injured on Monday in south Kashmir's Tral town when militants hurled a grenade at a police station.
Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police (DGP) S.P. Vaid said: "A terrorist, Mushtaq Ahmad Chopan, died in a grenade explosion when challenged by sentry while trying to escape from Tral police station."
Earlier reports said militants hurled a grenade at the police station in which one police constable sustained minor injuries.
Chopan belonged to the Hizbul Mujahideen separatist outfit and was in police custody.

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First Published: Feb 26 2018 | 1:56 PM IST

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