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Grenade attack in J-K's Kulgam, one police personnel killed

By Shgun S -- August 14, 2022 9:03 am -- Updated:August 14, 2022 9:03 am

Kulgam (Jammu and Kashmir), August 14: Terrorists on Saturday hurled a grenade in the Qaimoh area in the Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, killing police personnel, said authorities on Sunday.

The attack comes just a few days ahead of Independence Day.

According to police, the deceased has been identified as Tahir Khan, a resident of Poonch.

"A grenade incident was reported yesterday night in Qaimoh Kulgam. In this terror incident, 01 police personnel namely Tahir Khan R/O Mendhar, Poonch got injured. He was shifted to GMC hospital Anantnag for treatment where he succumbed and attained martyrdom," Kashmir Zone Police tweeted.Jammu & Kashmir: Terrorists hurls grenade at security forces in  Bandipora, 1 cop dead - PTC NewsEarlier on Saturday, terrorists hurled a grenade at security forces in Srinagar's Eidgah locality of Jammu and Kashmir, injuring a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel.

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"One grenade was lobbed by terrorist(s) towards security forces on Ali Jan road, Eidgah. This caused minor splinter injuries to one CRPF personnel," the Srinagar police said on Twitter.

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A few days earlier, the Indian Army foiled a suicide attack on its base in which both the terrorists were killed while three Army troops lost their lives.

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During the operation on Thursday morning, Subedar Rajendra Prasad, Rifleman Manoj Kumar, and Rifleman Lakshmanan D gave their lives for the country.

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-PTC News with ANI inputs

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