J&K: Terrorists lob grenade at Pulwama police station; 3 critical
At least 10 people have been injured in a grenade attack by terrorists on a police station in Jammu & Kashmir's Pulwama. The condition of three civilians injured in the blast is critical. The injured have been rushed to a hospital for treatment. Terrorists lobbed a grenade at the police station which exploded outside the station on a busy road, said reports. Here's more.
Visuals from the grenade attack in Pulwama
JK: Terrorists lobbed a grenade at Pulwama police station which exploded outside the station, today. Some civilians have received injuries. The area has been cordoned off. pic.twitter.com/ruBy9HCOYv— ANI (@ANI) June 18, 2019
Area has been surrounded for searches: Police
Following the grenade attack, which took place on Tuesday evening, the area where the police station is located has been cordoned off for search operations, according to the police. "Three critically injured civilians have been shifted to a hospital in Srinagar for specialized treatment. The area has been surrounded for searches," a police source told News18.
Terrorists earlier attacked an Army convoy with IED in Pulwama
Today's grenade attack comes only a day after terrorists attacked an Army convoy with an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in Pulwama district. In the IED attack, nine soldiers and two civilians were injured and are being treated at a hospital. Meanwhile, in Anantnag, two terrorists were gunned down in an encounter earlier on Tuesday in which an army soldier also lost his life.
10 security forces personnel killed in 5 days in J&K
On Monday, an Indian Army Major was martyred while another officer of the same rank along with two other security forces personnel was injured in an encounter with terrorists in Anantnag's Achabal. A terrorist was also killed. According to the reports, as many as 10 security forces personnel in Jammu & Kashmir lost their life in just five days.