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Terrorists hurl grenades at police vehicle in North Kashmir town

By Mukhtar Ahmad
June 23, 2016 19:19 IST
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Two powerful grenade blasts rocked north Kashmir's Sopore town late Thursday afternoon. Mukhtar Ahmad/Rediff.com reports from Srinagar.

A senior police officer on Thursday had a narrow escape as a grenade hurled at his vehicle by militants missed the target in Sopore area of north Kashmir's Baramulla district.

"At about 5 pm, militants hurled a grenade towards the bulletproof bunker vehicle of SDPO, Sopore Ashish Mishra near the railway bridge at Tarzoo in Sopore," a police official said.

He said the grenade missed the target and exploded on the roadside without causing any damage. 

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