Militants Target Srinagar PCR, Lob Grenade in Budgam

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Srinagar- A policeman was injured after militants hurled a grenade at Police Control Room (PCR) Kashmir on Monday evening, while one civilian was injured in a similar attack in Gopalpora village of Chadoora in Budgam district late on Monday late evening.

Meanwhile the policeman who had suffered injuries in a shootout with militants in Nowhatta area of the city on Sunday succumbed to his wounds here on Monday.

A police official said that a civilian identified as Karan Kumar Singh was injured after militants hurled a grenade in Gopalpora village.

He said that he has been shifted to a Srinagar hospital for treatment, where his condition is said to be stable.
Meanwhile, Kashmir zone police on its official Twitter handle also confirmed the incident and said that area has been cordoned off
“Terrorists hurled grenade in Gopalpora Chadoora area of #Budgam in which one civilian namely Karan Kumar Singh got injured. He has been shifted to Srinagar hospital for treatment where his condition is stated to be stable. Area #cordoned off. Further details shall follow,” police tweeted.

Earlier a policeman was injured after militants hurled a grenade at Police Control Room (PCR) Kashmir on Monday evening, police said here.

Kashmir zone police informed that militants hurled a grenade at PCR Kashmir, resulting in minor injuries to a cop.
Police said that area was cordoned off for searches.

“Terrorists hurled #grenade at Police Control Room Kashmir, resulting in minor injuries to one police personnel. Area #cordoned off. Further details shall follow,” police tweeted.

On Monday the policeman, who was injured during a chance encounter in Nowhatta area of Srinagar yesterday, succumbed to his injuries at a hospital, official sources said here on Monday.

An official said that the policeman identified as Sarfaraz Ahmad of Batote Ramban was injured during a chance encounter in Nowhatta on Sunday evening.

He said that the injured cop was shifted to a hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries during treatment.

Notably, a militant was also injured during the encounter, while the vehicle used by the militants was also seized.

Police also said that one AK-74 rifled and two grenades were also recovered during the search operation.

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