Indian Military troops comes under attack in Occupied Kashmir
New Delhi: Indian Military troops comes under attack in Occupied Kashmir.
Unknown gunmen carried out a grenade attack in Jammu and Kashmir's summer capital Srinagar on Sunday (February 1), leaving two CRPF personnel and two civilians injured.
According to primary reports coming in, the armed gunmen lobbed the grenade at security forces deployed at Partap Park located in the Lal Chowk of Srinagar today.
Following the attack, the security forces cordoned off the area and launched an investigation into the incident.
In another development, the Jammu and Kashmir police detained local Jaish-e-Mohammad militant commander Zahid Sheikh's brother Suhaib from Karimabad area of Pulwama in north Kashmir. According to police, Suhaib is an overground worker.
On January 31, the police martyred at least three Jaish militants and arrested their three associates, including Samir Ahmed Dar, during an encounter in Nagrota link. The police had also intercepted a Srinagar-bound truck at Ban Toll Plaza in Nagrota area.
The police said that the militants were carrying 'armoured piercing steel core ammunition' which can go through Level 3 protection bulletproof vehicles that police and other security forces use. The ammunition was in large quantity and could have posed a grave threat.
The truck-borne military carried with them a powerful ready-to-use IED from across the border to carry out attack against the security forces on the highway, they said.