Jaish-e-Mohammed claims Shopian grenade attack on Army

Srinagar :Militant outfit Jaish-e-Mohammad has claimed the  responsibility of grenade attack on army in south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Friday.

In a statement issued to Global news service , a spokesman of the outfit said that its cadres carried out the attack at Ahagam in which a number of Army troopers were injured.

“Further details are awaited,” the spokesman added.

Earlier, two Army troopers suffered splinter injuries after the militants lobbed a grenade on Army’s patrolling party in Ahagam. The injured troopers were later hospitalised.

Soon after the attack, the government forces have launched searches to nab the assailants. (GNS)

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