Twin terrorist attack in two different places of J&K, left 1 injured
A civil car exploded near a CRPF convoy in Banihal town of Jammu and Kashmir's Ramban district on Saturday, officials said, adding that there were no casualties among the security personnel.
The incident occurred around 10.30 am, triggering memories of the February 14 vehicle-borne suicide attack on a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) convoy in Pulwama in Kashmir that claimed the lives of 40 personnel.
Officials said the car, a Hyundai Santro model, was completely gutted in the fire. Due to the impact of the blast, slight damage was caused to the rear of the CRPF bus registered with a Haryana number plate.
It is suspected that the car was carrying a mix of chemicals, explosives and LPG cylinders.
"No injuries were caused to the CRPF personnel and the incident is being investigated in respect to all possible angles," a senior official said.
After Banihal attack in the morning terrorist again attacked on CRPF banker today afternoon. A security force personnel was injured in a grenade attack by militants in Pulwama town in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, officials said here.
The militants threw a grenade at security force personnel posted on law and order duty in Pulwama town this afternoon, a police official said. He said a jawan suffered minor injuries due to the grenade blast. The area has been cordoned off and a hunt launched for the militants.