3 CRPF men, one cop injured in Magam grenade attack

A day before Independence Day, militants hurled a grenade on government forces at Magam area of Budgam district, resulting in injuries to three CRPF men, one Jammu and Kashmir police cop and a civilian.

Sources said militants attacked a party of CRPF at Batpora, Kanihama this afternoon by hurling the grenade which exploded with a big bang. 

Three CRPF and one police personnel sustained splinter injuries in the grenade attack and all of them were removed to the hospital in Bemina Srinagar, sources said. 

The injured CRPF personnel have been identified as Assistant Sub Inspector Bhoop Singh, Head Constable Riyaz, Constable Vijay. The injured Policeman has been identified as Nazir Ahmad.

Soon after the attack, large posse of police, Army and CRPF rushed to the spot and launched searches to track down the attackers.

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