Militants hurl grenades at CRPF, police deployment in Sopore

Militants hurled two grenades at a security forces deployment in Sopore town of north Kashmir`s Baramulla district, officials said.

Updated: Mar 15, 2011, 14:35 PM IST

Srinagar: Militants on Tuesday hurled two
grenades at a security forces deployment in Sopore town of
north Kashmir`s Baramulla district, officials said.

The ultras hurled two Under-Barrel Grenade Launchers
(UBGL) towards the deployment of 177 Battalion CRPF and Police
in Haathishah area of Sopore town, 55 kms from here, at around
12.40 pm, they said, adding, the grenades exploded by the
roadside but there was no damage.
This is second attack in Haathishah area of Sopore
in the last three days.

Militants hurled a grenade on the security forces on
Sunday, soon after a two-day long encounter ended in nearby
Muslim Peer area. Two militants, including a self styled
divisional commander of the outfit were killed.
No militant outfit has claimed responsibility for the
attack so far.

PTI