Srinagar, November 17, 2021: Two Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) men and two civilians were injured after suspected terrorists lobbed a grenade at security forces deployed in Palhalan area in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Wednesday even as Jammu and Kashmir police claimed to have arrested two active associates of Lashkar-e-Toiba outfit at Circular Road in southern district of Pulwama.
Officials said that the attack took place on Baramulla—Srinagar highway at Palhalan in which two CRPF men and two civilians sustained splinter injuries.
The injured were rushed to the hospital for treatment.
Soon after the attack, the security forces cordoned off the area and launched a search operation to trace the terrorists, they added.
Meanwhile Jammu and Kashmir police has arrested two active associates of Lashkar-e-Toiba outfit at Circular Road in southern district of Pulwama on Wednesday.
A police official said, that during joint naka by Police Pulwama, 55 RR and 182 bn CRPF at circular road Pulwama apprehended two active associates of LET namely Amir Bashir Dar S/o Bashir Ahmad Dar R/o Sirnoo Pulwama and Mukhtar Ahmad Bhat s/o Abdul Jabar bhat R/o Matri Bugh Shopian.
“Two ready to use IED’s were recovered from their possession. In this regard case FIR No. 315/ 21 of P/s Pulwama registered and investigation taken up,” the official said—(KNO)