3 SSB men, cop injured in Nowhatta grenade attack

3 SSB men, cop injured in Nowhatta grenade attack

EX-SPO shot at, injured in Handwara

 Srinagar, Apr 29: Three SSB personnel and a policeman were injured on Wednesday evening in a grenade attack in Nowhatta here.

Officials told a news agency Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that suspected militants hurled a grenade towards police personnel at Nowhatta this evening, resulting in injuries to three SSB men and a cop. “The attack took place near the main gate of historic Jamia Masjid,” the officials adde.

The injured cop has been identified as constable Abdul Majed while the three SSB men were identified as Sub-Inspector Anurag Roa, head constable Sananta Kumar and constable Dugesh.

Officials said that all the injured have sustained in their legs and are undergoing treatment at Police Control Room (PCR) hospital.

Ex-SPO at, injured in Handwara

Meanwhile, gunmen shot at and injured a former Special Police Officer (SPO) at Handwara in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Wednesday.

After seeing her son in a pool of blood, the mother of the wounded SPO fell unconscious and she too was referred to hospital for treatment.

The officials told KNO that gunmen barged into the house of Habibullah Biegh and fired at his son Ali Muhammad Beigh leaving him critically injured.

They said the injured was immediately rushed to nearby medical facility for treatment with the help of locals and police, where his condition is stated to be critical.

Meanwhile, police and other security forces have launched a massive manhunt to nab the attackers. (KNO)