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CRPF officer injured in grenade attack by militants in Kashmir

Reported by: PTI Srinagar 15 Jul 2017, 18:49:41 IST

A CRPF officer was injured today when militants carried out a grenade attack in Kulgam district of south Kashmir, a police official said.

Unidentified militants hurled a grenade at a patrolling party of the CRPF in the main town of Kulgam, about 70 kms from here, the official said.

Quoting preliminary information, he said the grenade blast left Assistant Sub-Inspector Rajinder Singh injured.

The whole area was immediately cordoned off and a hunt was launched to nab the attackers, the official said.

The injured officer was shifted to a hospital.

No militant outfit has so far claimed responsibility for the incident.