CRPF jawan injured in grenade attack by militants in Anantnag

Srinagar: A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan was injured in a grenade attack by militants in south Kashmir district of Anantnag on Thursday.
Official sources said that unidentified militants lobbed a grenade at security force deployment near Bijbehara hospital in Anantnag on Thursday. “A CRPF jawan, identified as Patil Parmakar of 40 battalion, was injured in the blast,” they said, adding the wounded was immediately taken to a hospital.
The militants managed to escape from the spot during the chaos created due to the blast. “Additional security forces have been rushed to the area and a search operation has been launched to trace the attackers,” they said.
Security forces have also established checkpoint within 3 km radius of the attack site and vehicles, particularly two-wheelers, are being checked before allowing them to move forward.