J&K: Grenade hurled at police station in Tral, Hizbul terrorist killed
The terrorists on Monday hurled a grenade at a police station in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district, leaving one security personnel injured and a terrorist dead. The injured person has been identified as Constable Mehrajuddin, said reports.
Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist, Mushtaq Ahmad Chopan, was killed in the grenade attack while he was trying to escape. He was trying to escape from the police custody dressed up as a woman. The terrorists hurled the grenade when Chopan was near the main gate of the police station.
"When he was near the main gate, someone from outside lobbed a grenade as a part of the planned conspiracy to divert the attention (of police personnel) so that he could escape conveniently. The grenade exploded inside the police station, near Chopan, resulting in his death," a PTI report quoted police spokesman as saying.
On Sunday evening, one security guard was killed in a terrorist attack in Srinagar's Soura area. The martyred security personnel was identified as Constable Farooq Ahmad.
Six soldiers were martyred in the pre-dawn strike when Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorists stormed the highly fortified 36 Brigade headquarters of Army at Sunjuwan in Jammu on February 10.
On February 22, an army man was injured after terrorists opened fire on a search party in Paribal area of Hajin in Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir.