J&K: Militants hurl grenade at security forces, civilian killed

The grenade was hurled at security forces deployed on law and order duty at Murran chowk in the district, 31 km from here, a police official said.

Published: 03rd March 2017 07:30 PM  |   Last Updated: 03rd March 2017 07:30 PM   |  A+A-

File Photo of CRPF jawans in Jammu and Kashmir.

By Express News Service

SRINAGAR: A civilian was killed and a CRPF jawan injured when militants hurled a grenade at security forces in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, police said.

The grenade was hurled at security forces deployed on law and order duty at Murran chowk in the district, 31 km from here, a police official said.

He said the blast resulted in the death of a civilian identified as Mohammad Ayoub Wani and injuries to a CRPF jawan constable Daljit Kiran.

Security forces have been put on high alert and a manhunt has been launched for the militants, he added. 

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