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One arrested with grenade in Kupwara, day after 3 cops injured in explosion

A day after three policemen were injured in a grenade explosion in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir Police held an individual carrying a grenade in Kupwara district on Friday.

One arrested with grenade in Kupwara, day after 3 cops injured in explosion
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SRINAGAR: A day after three policemen were injured in a grenade explosion in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir Police held an individual carrying a grenade in Kupwara district on Friday.

The Kupwara Police intercepted Mohd Aslam Beig at a naka checkpoint. One grenade and other incriminating materials were recovered from him, said the police.

A case has been registered.

Three policemen were injured in a grenade explosion near Zero Bridge in Srinagar's Rajbagh here on Thursday. According to authorities militants hurled the grenade at a police party passing by the area.

The injured comprised an Assistant Sub-Inspector and two constables.