Five CRPF jawans injured in grenade explosion in J&K's Kulgam

In yet another incident of violence, at least five CRPF jawans were left injured on Monday in a grenade attack by suspected militants in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Last Updated: Sep 26, 2016, 15:27 PM IST
Five CRPF jawans injured in grenade explosion in J&K's Kulgam

Srinagar: In yet another incident of violence, at least five CRPF jawans were left injured on Monday in a grenade attack by suspected militants in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir.

The police said suspected militants hurled a grenade at a road opening party of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) near Wanpoh village of Kulgam, some 60 km south of Srinagar.

The grenade missed the target and exploded on the roadside. 

Five CRPF men received splinter injuries and have been hospitalised.

Kulgam district is the worst affected region in the ongoing Kashmir unrest that has killed 90 people in over a month-and-a-half of violence triggered by the July 8 killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani.

Most of the deaths in the unrest have been in Kulgam.