11 CRPF Men Injured in Munwar Blast

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Srinagar: Despite stringent security measures in place for the Saturday visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, militants Thursday evening attacked a paramilitary CRPF camp in  Munwar area of the city. Eleven CRPF personal were injured in the attack, reports said.

Official sources said that the militants lobbed a grenade towards 82 battalion CRPF stationed in Ikhwan Hotel. 

Soon after the attack, police and CRPF contingents rushed to the area and cordoned off whole area.

A CRPF spokesman said that eleven of their men have been injured in the blast. “I am on the spot. We are assessing the situation and it seems it was a small intensity blast not a grenade. Our men have not received splinter injuries,” he said. 

Meanwhile,Militant outfit Tehreek-ul-Mujahideen late on Thursday claimed responsibility for the attack on CRPF camp in Khayam area of Srinagar city.

 

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