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Jammu-Kashmir: Grenade attack in Pulwama district, one migrant labourer killed, two injured

By Priyanka Verma 
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New Delhi: A very sad incident happened in Pulwama district of Kashmir division on Thursday night. Terrorists have carried out a grenade attack in Pulwama of Jammu and Kashmir. A laborer has died in this attack. Two laborers have been injured, who have been admitted to a nearby hospital for treatment. The deceased has been identified as Mohammad Mumtaz of Bihar. The injured have been identified as Mohammad Arif and Mohammad Majbool, residents of Rampur in Bihar.

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According to the information, the terrorists hurled a grenade targeting the laborers in Gadoora area of ​​Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir. In which one migrant labourer died and two migrant labourers were injured. Those who are undergoing treatment. The condition of both is stable. A joint team of security forces (Police, Army and CRPF) has started the operation in search of the attackers. The officer of Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha tweeted, “Strongly condemn the cowardly terrorist attack on labourers in Pulwama. My sincere condolences to the family of Mohd Mumtaz in this hour of grief. Praying for the early recovery of injured. I assure the people that those behind this despicable attack will not go unpunished.”

According to a police official, Three terrorists have been arrested by the security forces in Handwara of North Kashmir. Weapons have been recovered from them. They were entrusted with the task of attacking the security forces and targeting the local people. Police, Army’s 21-RR (Rashtriya Rifles) and CRPF’s 92 Battalion personnel were checking vehicles by putting up a naka at the Fruit Mandi crossing in Handwara on Thursday. During this, three suspects started trying to run away after seeing the security forces, but the soldiers ran and caught them.

According to the information, During the search, one pistol, one magazine, seven cartridges, two grenades and other weapons were recovered from them. Preliminary investigation revealed that they were tasked with carrying out terror attacks in Handwara, causing harm to people and disturbing peace in the area. The timely action of the security forces foiled the plans of the terrorists. The arrested terrorists have been identified as Manzoor Ahmed resident of Sagipora and Shaukat Ahmed Bhat resident of Khanu Babagund. The third is suspected to be a minor. Because of this, his age is being investigated. Police has registered a case.

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