3 army men injured in Kupwara grenade attack

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Srinagar: At least three army soldiers sustained minor splinter injuries after suspected militants hurled a grenade towards an army bunker in  the frontier district of Kupwara in north Kashmir on Wednesday afternoon.

Official sources said that at around 2:10 pm, the suspected militants hurled the grenade towards office of the army’s Town Commander in the town.

“The grenade, exploded near the army bunker, resulting in injuries to three soldiers of 41 RR.

“Four vehicles have also suffered damage during the incident,” they said.

Witnesses said panic gripped the area soon after the attack with people running towards safer places.

Meanwhile, SOG, army and police cordoned off the whole area and launched searches to nab the attackers. 

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