CRPF Man Injured In Grenade Attack Succumbs


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Srinagar: A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) constable, who was critically injured in Ganderbal grenade attack on Wednesday, succumbed to his injuries at a hospital here on Thursday.

24-year-old Constable Mritunjoy Chutia, of CRPF 115 battalion died of serious splinter injuries at the SK institute of medical sciences here on Thursday, a senior police officer said. Chutia was among six people, including his three colleagues, injured in a grenade attack in Tawheed Chowk area of Central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district on Wednesday.

SSB Trooper Injured In Sopore Attack

A Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) trooper on Thursday was injured in a militant attack in the Watergam area of Sopore.

Suspected militants lobbed a grenade towards SSB troopers in the Watergam area of Sopore on Thursday evening leaving one of the troopers injured, news agency GNS reported. The injured trooper was removed by his colleagues to the nearby hospital for treatment.

Soon after the attack, government forces launched a cordon and search operation in the area to nab the attackers.(

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