New Delhi: In an unfortunate incident, one CRPF constable was injured when militants hurled a grenade at a police station in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday. Also Read - J&K: Grenade Attack on CRPF Personnel at Srinagar's Lal Chowk; 2 Civilians, 2 Cops Injured
The grenade was hurled at the Kakapora police station in the South Kashmir district, according to updates from police. Also Read - Jammu and Kashmir: Two Civilians Injured in Grenade Attack in Srinagar
However, the grenade exploded near the wall of the police station, injuring a CRPF constable in the incident. In retaliation, police also opened fire in the air. Also Read - J&K: Grenade Attack on Deployed CRPF in Kawdara, Minor Boy Injured
“Militants hurled a grenade at police station Kakapora in Pulwama district today. However, the grenade exploded outside the wall of the police station. Police fired few aerial shots. One CRPF personnel received personnel injuries,” J-K Police said in a statement.
After the incident, police said that troops of 41 Bn CRPF are deployed in the premises of Kakapora police station in Pulwama. “The CRPF constable sustained splinter injuries and has been taken to hospital. His condition is stable,” police said.