CRPF jawan injured as terrorists hurl grenade at NC leader's house in J&K

ANI | Updated: Oct 22, 2017 17:31 IST

Tral (Jammu and Kashmir) [India] Oct 22 (ANI): A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan was injured after Militants on Sunday hurled grenade at the residence of former MLA of the National Conference (NC) in Tral town of Pulwama district in Jammu and Kashmir.

According to the CRPF, unknown militants threw a grenade at the residence of Ex NC MLA Gulam Nabi Bhatt. A CRPF jawan on duty sustained splinter injury on his left hand elbow.

The injured jawan has been rushed to hospital where his condition is stable.

This is the third attack on political leaders in the last three days in Tral.

On Saturday, terrorists attacked the house of People's Democratic Party (PDP) leader Mohd Ashraf Pir in Tral. The militants also fired shots in the air.

Ashraf, a close aide of MLA Mushtaq Ahmad Shah, is zonal president of the PDP. He was not present at his house at the time of the incident.

On Friday, terrorists hurled grenade at Mushtaq Ahmad Shah's residence in Tral.

On Thursday, terrorists also lobbed a grenade on the house of another PDP leader Aijaz Mir in Zainapora area of the Shopian district. Reportedly, Mir's family was not present in the house at the time of attack.

Earlier in May, terrorists shot dead the PDP district president for Pulwama, Abdul Gani Dar, in the south Kashmir district.

On September 18, 2016; militants attacked the guard post at the residence of Advocate Jawed Ahmed Sheikh, district President of PDP at Dayalgam, and snatched four AK rifles from his security personnel. (ANI)

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