Militant make abortive bid to target police, CRPF in Pulwama

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Pulwama: Militants on Friday made an abortive bid to target a joint police and CRPF post by hurling grenade at Kakapora area of Pulwama district in south Kashmir, officials said.  

Official sources said that the militants hurled a grenade at a joint police and CRPF post outside higher secondary school Kakpora Pulwama. The device missed the target and exploded nearby, without causing any damage to life or property, they said.

A senior police officer confirmed to GNS the grenade explosion and said that no damage was done. He said that the area was immediately cordon off. The attack comes a day after a policeman was killed and another was injured when militants attacked a joint naka of CRPF and police near Princhoo area of the south Kashmir.(GNS)