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Three civilians, cop injured in Kashmir grenade attack

Three civilians, cop injured in Kashmir grenade attack”

At least three civilians and one police personnel were wounded in a grenade blast in Sopore area of north Kashmir's Baramulla district on Sunday. Militants hurled a grenade towards security forces at Main Chowk Sopore at around 9.35 am, resulting in minor injuries to two policemen, a police official said.

Militants reportedly hurled a grenade near a State Bank of India branch in the busy market place and three pedestrians were injured in the explosion.

For it was his lightning-quick reflexes which made sure that the live grenade that fell into his bunker, manned by other police and CRPF personnel, didn't explode inside it.

Militant groups opposing New Delhi's rule are engaged in a guerilla war with Indian troops in the region since 1989. Gunfight between the two sides takes place intermittently.

Kashmir, the Himalayan region divided between India and Pakistan, is claimed by both in full.



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