Terrorists lobbed a grenade on CRPF-Police personnel patrolling at Rajpura Chowk in District Pulwama.Fortunately, the grenade did not hit the target and exploded at a distance from the security forces, injuring three local people.The injured were admitted to the nearest hospital.
Police said that the attack took place around 1.45 pm.When a joint team of CRPF-Police was keeping an eye on the security arrangements near Shaheed Park located in Rajpura Chowk, Pulwama.Then, taking advantage of the crowd, some attackers slowly approached the security forces and fired grenades at them.The grenade, thrown by the terrorists, did not hit the target and fell on the other side of the road and exploded.Around three local people were injured after being hit by the grenade.
After the explosion, there was panic in the market.People started screaming.Taking advantage of the opportunity, the attackers managed to escape from there.Meanwhile, the security forces picked up the locals injured in the attack and immediately rushed them to the nearest hospital.He is undergoing treatment.Meanwhile, SOG, Army, and CRPF personnel, who reached the spot as soon as the information was received, have started cordoning off the areas around Rajpura Chowk.
After the siege, the search for terrorists will be started in the area.At the same time, the police said that they are also scanning the footage of CCTV cameras installed in the market.Once the attackers are identified, they will be arrested.At the same time, two of the three people injured in the attack have been identified.These include Jitendra Kumar resident of Bihar and Azhar Khurshid resident of Dalipora Pulwama.
You must be aware that this is the second grenade attack on security forces by terrorists in Kashmir within a week.Earlier on September 10, terrorists had hurled a grenade on a CRPF patrol in the Chanpora area of Srinagar.That attack also missed the target, but two people including a jawan were injured in the attack, which included a local woman.Security forces also launched a search operation in the area to find the terrorists but they could not be traced.