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J-K: Grenade attack on CRPF picket,5 jawans wounded

Unidentified militants hurled a grenade at the picket of 179 Battalion CRPF in Sopore town.

Written by Agencies | Srinagar | Published: June 17, 2012 12:03:53 pm

Five CRPF personnel were injured on Sunday in a grenade attack by militants on their picket in Sopore town in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.

Militants hurled a grenade at the CRPF picket in Sopore,wounding five jawans,a police spokesman said.

The injured CRPF personnel were Mohammad Razaq Khan,Anil Kumar,Sia Ram,Javid Khan and Rajah Kumar,he said.

The injured were admitted to hospitals in Sopore town and Soura in Srinagar,the spokesman said.

No militant outfit had claimed responsibility for the attack so far,he said.

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