SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Sunday issued the following statement regarding Tral grenade attack saying that today at about 1130hrs Awantipora police received information about a crime incident at Sumo Stand Tral area of Awantipora where militants hurled a grenade upon joint deployment of Police and CRPF.
A police spokesman in a statement said that senior police officers reached at the crime spot. Preliminary investigation revealed that militants had hurled a grenade upon joint deployment of Police and CRPF at Sumo Stand Tral area of Awantipora in which one CRPF personnel identified as Asim Ali of 139 BN CRPF got injured.
“In this incident, one civilian identified as Mehraj-ud-Din Sheikh also received minor injuries. Both the injured have been evacuated to a nearby hospital for the treatment of their injuries,” he said.
“Police has registered a case in this regard under relevant sections of law. The investigation is in progress and officers continue to work to establish the full circumstances of this crime. The area has been cordoned and searches in the area is going on,” said the spokesman.