CRPF personnel injured in low-intensity IED blast in J&K's Pulwama

The blast took place at Gongoo area of Pulwama in South Kashmir this morning as security forces were passing through the area, a police official said.

Published: 05th July 2020 09:46 AM  |   Last Updated: 05th July 2020 02:38 PM   |  A+A-


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SRINAGAR: A paramilitary CRPF jawan suffered minor injuries in a low-intensity IED blast in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Sunday morning when an armed forces' convoy was passing through the area.

A police official said that the explosion took place at the Circular Road in Gangoo area in the morning, injuring a jawan of Road Opening Party of the CRPF.

The injured jawan was referred to the medical facility in the camp and was treated there.

An official said that a probe was underway to determine whether the CRPF convoy or the ROP was the target of the bomb.

He said the jawan had suffered minor injuries and was treated locally.

Immediately after the blast, police, CRPF and army men rushed to the area and launched search operation in the area to track down the militants responsible for the attack. 

The operation is going on.

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