Jammu, October 5: A CRPF personnel sustained minor injuries on Friday after terrorists lobbed a grenade on security forces in Jammu and Kashmir. Reports inform that his condition is stable. According to a tweet by ANI, the militants lobbed a grenade in Tral area of Pulwama district. The area was cordoned off by the security forces soon after the militants launched the grenade attack. More details awaited.
#UPDATE: 1 CRPF personnel has sustained minor injury in grenade attack on security forces in Pulawama's Tral. His condition is stable; Search operation underway. #JammuAndKashmir https://t.co/BXcwGYPFrz
— ANI (@ANI) October 5, 2018
In September, one of the two terrorists killed in an encounter with security forces in Sopore was identified as a top Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) commander who was active in north Kashmir for the past three years. The police identified him as Abu Maaz, a Pakistani national. Jammu and Kashmir: Two Terrorists Gunned Down in Bandipora Encounter, Operation Underway.
Meanwhile, the other terrorist who was killed in the operation in Bomai area was identified as Abdul Majeed Mir alias Sameer. According to a PTI report, Maaz had a criminal record since 2015 and he was involved in a series of terror activities in the area, particularly in Sopore and Handwara.
In a separate incident, security forces killed two terrorists in an encounter in Tujjar area in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore district last month. Reports inform that in the wake of the gunfight between the security forces and militants, authorities closed educational institutions and suspended mobile Internet services in Sopore town.