Six army men, two civilians injured in Pulwama IED blast: Police


Six army men and two civilians were injured in Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast at Aarihal village in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Monday evening, police said.

A police spokesman in a statement said, “As per the reports received, in Arihal area of Pulwama, one mobile patrol vehicle of Army moving through the area suffered damages due to an explosion.”

“Area has been taken into cordon and search in the area is going on,” said the spokesman.

“Six Army men have sustained injuries in the incident and are stated to be stable,” he said.

“Moreover 2 civilians also sustained injuries due to this explosion. They were evacuated to hospital by the soldiers and are undergoing treatment,” he added.

“Police has registered a case and is investigating the circumstances of this crime,” said the spokesman.


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