6 injured in grenade blast in Baramulla

KT NEWS SERVICE. Dated: 9/1/2020 12:32:29 AM

SRINAGAR, Aug 31: Suspected militants lobbed grenade on the government forces near Azad Gunj bridge in North Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Monday, according to a local news agency.
It quoted an unidentified senior police officer as saying that militants attacked an Army convoy with a grenade. However, the grenade missed the intended target and exploded on roadside, injuring six civilians. They were shifted to a nearby hospital for treatment.
Meanwhile, the whole area has been cordoned off to nab the attackers, the officer said.
In another incident, the police and army recovered a cache of arms and ammunition in Dudran forest area of Boniyar Uri in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, officials said on Monday.
A police officer said that two AK-47 rifles along with as many magazines, 74 AK rounds, a pistol with 38 rounds, 10 hand grenades, two wireless sets, and a pouch were recovered. The grenades, the officer said have been destroyed.
He said that a case, FIR no 59/2020, under section 7/25 I A ACT has been registered in police station Boniyar and further investigations taken up.



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