CRPF officer wounded in grenade attack in Anantnag

Under Barrel Grenade Launcher (UBGL)
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ANANTNAG — A Sub-Inspector of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) was injured on Thursday evening after suspected militants lobbed a UBGL grenade followed by firing on a Naka party of CRPF in Sangam area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district.

Official sources said that the militants lobbed a grenade at a joint Naka party of CRPF’s 90 Battalion followed by firing, which was retaliated by forces as well.

He said that a CRPF officer of 90 battalion received injuries, who is undergoing treatment at SDH Bijbehara.

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He added that entire area has been cordoned off to track down the attackers.

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