Terrorists hurl grenade at Pulwama police station, third incident on Friday

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Srinagar, Jan 18 : Terrorists attacked a police station in Pulwama district with a grenade on Friday. This was the third such attack in the Valley today.

The incident took place at Kakapora police station in the evening. “The grenade exploded in the compound of the police station without causing any harm”, police said.

The first grenade was aimed at the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) bunker at Ghanta Ghar (Clock Tower) in Lal Chowk this afternoon, a police official said. But it missed its target damaging some shops in the vicinity as their window panes shattered. A private car parked on the roadside was partly damaged due to the explosion, an official said.

In another incident, militants lobbed a grenade at security forces in Shopian district of south Kashmir, said a police official.

The grenade missed the target exploding on the road near the Clock Tower in the city centre. Window panes of some shops were shattered due to the explosion.

Yesterday, three local policemen were injured in a grenade attack in Rajbagh area of Srinagar city.

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