12 civilians hurt in Pulwama grenade attack

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12 civilians hurt in Pulwama grenade attack

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Srinagar, November 18

Twelve civilians sustained injuries in a grenade attack by militants on a team of security personnel in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, the police said.

The incident took place in the Kakapora area of Pulwama, a police official said.

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He said the grenade missed the intended target and exploded on the road. Twelve civilians sustained splinter injuries in the explosion, the official said, adding they were taken to a nearby hospital.

The area had been cordoned off and a hunt launched to nab the attackers, the official said. — PTI

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