Srinagar: A CRPF Commandant, an Additional SP, and a DSP of Jammu and Kashmir Police were among 18 security personnel injured in a militant attack on Wednesday in Pulwama town, police said.
Militants hurled a grenade, and then fired at security personnel who were on duty near Degree College, a police official said.
Commanding Officer of CRPF’s 183rd battalion Vijay Anand Prakash was among the 18 injured in the attack. Eleven CRPF personnel and the policemen injured, among them a local SHO, were rushed to Pulwama district hospital, the official said.
The militants fled from the spot after carrying out the attack.
In a similar attack on August 15, CRPF Commandant Pramod Kumar was killed by the guns of militants in Nowhatta area of Srinagar.