J&K: Eight security personnel injured in Tral grenade attack


Srinagar, June 22: Eight security personnel were wounded on Friday in a grenade attack by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir’s Tral town. 

As per the police, militants hurled the grenade and then fired at a joint party of the state police and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in Court Road area.

“Eight security force personnel were injured. The area has been cordoned off for searches. The injured have been shifted to a hospital,” a police officer told IANS.

The attack came on a day the security forces gunned down four Islamic State militants — including Dawood Salfi alias Burhan, the chief of the terror group in the state — in an encounter in Anantnag district.


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