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Five CRPF men injured in Bijbehara grenade attack, LeT Claims responsibility

Rouf Pampori

Rouf Pampori

5 Dariya News

Anantang , 26 Jul 2018

Five paramilitary troopers were injured after militants attack CRPF deployment party in Bijbehara area of south Kashmir's Anantnag district.Reports reaching here said that a loud explosion followed by firing was heard near Goriwan area of Bijbehara.A police officer while confirming the incident told GNS that some suspected militants lobbed a grenade towards the CRPF party near Goriwan.In the blast, five CRPF men of 90 bn, sustained splinter injuries and were taken to Sub-District hospital Bijbehara for treatment, he said.He identified the injured as Ominder Singh, Pankaj Kumar, Nitin Kumar, B Kumar and Yoginder Singh.Soon after the incident, the government forces launched searches in the area to nab the attackers, he said.Meanwhile, Militant outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) has claimed responsibility for the attack on a CRPF party in Bijbehara.“Cadres of the outfit attacked the today lobbed a grenade on CRPF bunker at Zerpora Bijbehara. In the attack more than five CRPF men suffered injuries,” LeT spokesperson Dr Abdullah Ghanzavi said in a statement issued to GNS. (GNS)





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