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Policeman killed, 11 security men injured in Srigar grede attack

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  3 April 2017 12:00 AM GMT

Srigar, April 2: A policeman was killed and 11 other security personnel injured in a grede attack here on Sunday evening, police said. Police said militants lobbed a grede at a security force party in old city’s Nowhatta area at around 6.30 p.m. as they were withdrawing from the area after the day’s deployment. “A police constable identified as Shamim Ahmed was killed in the grede explosion. Eleven other security personnel including eight policemen and three Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers were injured,” said a police officer here. Earlier reports had said 10 CRPF troopers had been injured in the blast. “The injured security personnel have been shifted to hospital for treatment. The area has been cordoned off for searches,” the officer said. (ians)

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