J&K: Five people, including 2 CRPF personnel, injured in grenade attack in Sopore

24 September 2017, 12:40 PM

Five people were injured on Sunday morning after terrorists hurled a grenade at CRPF camp near SBI branch in Sopore of Baramulla ditrict of Jammu and Kashmir.  

Two CRPF personnel, one policeman and two civilians were among the injured.  

The incident took place at 9:35 am. The injured were taken to hospital, a senior police official said.

On Thursday, militants hurled a grenade at a senior Jammu and Kashmir minister's cavalcade in Tral , killing two civilians and injuring six people, including two policemen, police had said.

Jammu and Kashmir Minister for Public Works Naeem Akhtar, who was on a tour of Tral, had escaped unhurt in the attack.

"The grenade was reportedly hurled at 11.45 am," a police official had said.

He had said two people -- Ghulam Nabi Trag (56) and 17-year- old Pinky Kour -- were killed, while six others including two policemen were injured in the blast.

First Published: Sunday, September 24, 2017 11:50 AM
For all the latest India News Download the News Nation App available on Android and iOS.