Eight govt forces’ men injured in Tral blast

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Four policemen and as many paramilitary CRPF troopers sustained splinter injuries after suspected militants lobbed a grenade on the joint party in Tral town of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

A senior police officer said that the militants hurled the grenade on the joint team of Police and CRPF near Police station in Tral town.

In the blast, four policemen and four CRPF troopers suffered injuries and have been hospitalised, he said.

The force personnel who were deployed for law and order opened some gunshots in retaliation, the officer said. He said that the whole area has been cordoned off and a hunt has been launched to nab the attackers.


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