12 civilians injured as terrorists throw grenade at security personnel in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama
New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: At least 12 people were injured after terrorists lobbed a grenade on a joint team of Police and Central Reserve Police force in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir, news agency ANI reported.
The grenade missed the intended target and exploded on road, injuring 12 civilians, the agency said.
NDTV reported that no member of the CRPF was injured in the incident. The injured civilians were rushed to a nearby hospital. Most of them have suffered splinter wounds.
Meanwhile, the area has been cordoned off and a search is underway to nab the attackers.
Among those injured include a woman, Dainik Jagran reported, quoting police. All 12 people who sustained injures are out of danger, according to District Hospital Pulwama.
This is a developing story. Further details in this regard are awaited.
South Kashmir's Pulwama district has witnessed several incidences of violence in the past, including a deadly suicide bombing that killed 40 members of CRPF on February 14, 2019.
Posted By: Lakshay Raja