UP Resident, 3 CRPF Men Injured In Three Attacks In South Kashmir

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Srinagar- Unidentified militants on Saturday shot at and injured a resident from Uttar Pradesh while three Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) men were injured in a grenade attacks in south Kashmir.

According to reports, unknown militants fired shots at Mohammad Akram, a resident of Bijnor Uttar Pradesh, on Saturday evening in Arihal area of the district. Akram, reports said, received gunshot injuries in the militant attack and was shifted to the hospital for treatment.

However details about his condition were waited when the last re[orts came in.

Soon after the incident, government forces reached the area and launched a cordon and search operation to nab the attackers, reports said.

Meanwhile, militants hurled grenades at two CRPF camps in Shopian and Pulwama districts , injuring three personnel.

The attacks came on a day the paramilitary force held its 83rd Raising Day parade in Jammu. Union Home Minister Amit Shah attended the CRPF Day event, held for the first time outside the national capital.

"At about 8:10 pm, militants hurled a grenade upon the camp of 178 Battalion of the CRPF at Babapora in Zainapora area of the south Kashmir district of Shopian," a police official said.

He said one personnel of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) was injured in the attack.

In another attack, militants threw a grenade at the camp of 180 Battalion of the CRPF at Nowdal in Tral area of Pulwama district, the official said.

He said two CRPF troopers were injured in the explosion.

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