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Three CRPF men, civilian injured in Sopore grenade blast


Srinagar, Sep 4: At least three Para-military troopers and a civilian were wounded when militants hurled a grenade on a CRPF party in Sangrama area of Apple Town Sopore here in North Kashmir’s Baramulla district.

A police official said the militants emerged in Sangrama area and lobbed a grenade on a CRPF party. The grenade exploded with a bang leaving three troopers and a civilian wounded.


“They were immediately shifted to hospital and all the injured are stable,” he added.

Shortly after the blast, a search operation was launched to nab the militants.

Later, Lashkar-e-Taiba claimed responsibility of the attack.

The spokesperson Dr Abdullah Ghaznavi in an emailed statement said that the cadres attacked CRPF at Sangrama in which five troopers were injured.