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Cop injured as militants hurl grenade at police station in Srinagar

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Srinagar, Feb 06: Militants on Thursday hurled a grenade at a police station in the city, resulting in injuries to one policeman, officials said.

The militants lobbed the grenade towards the Lal Bazaar Police Station here which landed near a garbage dump, the officials said, adding that one cop sustained minor injuries in the blast.

However, police is maintaining that it was a “mysterious explosion” near the garbage dump which is being investigated.

Two militants and a CRPF personnel were killed in a shootout at Shalteng on the outskirts of the city on Wednesday while one militant was captured alive.

The family of the “captured militant” claims that he had no militant links and was injured in the cross-fire between security forces and militants.


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