14 June 2017

News Story: 7 paramilitary troopers wounded in Indian-controlled Kashmir grenade attack

SRINAGAR, Indian-controlled Kashmir, June 13 (Xinhua) -- At least seven paramilitary troopers of India's Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) were wounded, some of them critically, on Tuesday evening in a grenade attack in restive Indian-controlled Kashmir, police said.

The grenade attack was carried out by suspected militants at village Laryar-Tral of Pulwama district, about 43 km south of Srinagar city, the summer capital of Indian-controlled Kashmir.

"This evening militants hurled a grenade on our men in Laryar village of Tral, wounding seven personnel," Rajesh Yadav, CRPF spokesperson in Srinagar, told Xinhua.

"Though the wounded personnel were immediately removed to hospital, the condition of three of them was stated to be critical."

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