One jawan injured in grenade attack by militants in Kupwara

An Army jawan was on Wednesday injured in a grenade attack by militants on a picket in Kupwara town of north Kashmir, police said.

Srinagar: An Army jawan was on Wednesday injured in a grenade attack by militants on a picket in Kupwara town of north Kashmir, police said.

Some unidentified militants hurled a grenade on a bunker of 41 Rashtriya Rifles at old bus stand in the town, about 90 kms from here, around 1440 hours, a police officer said.

He said the grenade exploded near the picket causing minor injuries to a jawan who has been shifted to Drugmulla Army hospital.

Window panes of at least three vehicles of the Army, parked there, were also broken due to the explosion, the officer said, adding a hunt was launched to nab the militants.

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