Srinagar, Dec 23: Four paramilitary CRPF men, a policeman and a BDO ranked Rural Development department official were injured in a grenade blast in Central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district on Wednesday.
A police officer said that the militants lobbed the grenade at a joint party of CRPF and Police at Tawheed Chowk area of the district, resulting in injuries to six persons who were later shifted to hospital. The condition of one the CRPF personnel is said to be serious.
The injured have been identified ASI Nitbal Singh, Constable Anand Mal, Manoj Sipahi and Head Constable RN Manojan, all from CRPF’s 115 battalion, besides Head constable of police, Mohammad Sulemaan and BDO Wakoora, Syed Nasrullah.
Soon after the attack whole area was cordoned off and searches launched to nab the attackers.
When this report was filed, no arrest was made, the police officer added. (GNS)