SRINAGAR: A paramilitary trooper was injured after unknown persons lobbed a rifle grenade towards a CRPF picket near Hotel Plaza at Bus Stand, Sopore in North Kashmirs Baramulla district.
Official sources said that unknown persons at around 11:10 am Friday morning fired a rifle grenade towards CRPF bunker.
The device exploded outside the Hotel Plaza resulting to injury of a CRPF personnel, he said.
The injured trooper identified as Kabir of 179 battalion of CRPF has been rushed to a nearby hospital for treatment.
Soon after the attack paramilitary forces and SOG launched searches to nab the attackers.
Meanwhile, Operational Spokesperson of militant outfit, Hizbul Mujhideen Baleeg-u-Din claimed the responsibility for Sopore grenade attack.
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