Srinagar, Feb 14 (PTI) Several CRPF personnel were injured in a major blast triggered by militants in a vehicle that was carrying them in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, officials said.

The vehicle was blown up by an improvised explosive device or IED explosion on Srinagar-Jammu highway in Awantipora area of the district, a police official said.

He said several security personnel were injured in the blast but the exact number was not yet known.

Further details of the incident are awaited, he added.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.