13 CRPF troopers injured in J&K grenade attack

Srinagar, July 11 (IANS) At least 13 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers were injured on Monday evening in a grenade explosion in a police station in the old city area of this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital.

A Srinagar police officer told IANS that agitated protesters were pelting stones at Nowhatta police station area.

“When the security forces were busy trying to quell the agitating mob, militants in the mob hurled a grenade which exploded inside the police station injuring 13 CRPF troopers. The injured are being shifted to hospital for treatment.”

The officer said reinforcements had been rushed to the area.



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