A terrorist incident has also come to the fore in Srinagar of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday. This time the terrorists hurled a grenade at a bunker of the CRPF camp in Safakadal, Srinagar, and the second incident is from Anantnag district, where one person has died in the firing. It was a matter of relief that the grenade exploded on the roadside after hitting the bunker’s net. The terrorists lobbed a grenade at a CRPF bunker at Baripora in Safakadal at 8.40 pm, officials said. He said the grenade hit the bunker’s net and exploded on the roadside. There were no casualties in this explosion. According to officials, the windows of a private vehicle were damaged by the blast.
Apart from this, an incident of firing has come to the fore in Rooh Monghal of Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir. Regarding the incident, Kashmir IG Vijay Kumar said that at a naka party on Mongal Bridge in Anantnag, CRPF personnel tried to stop a suspicious vehicle without a number plate, but it ran towards the naka party. The soldiers opened fire in self-defense and one person was killed. The driver managed to escape. The identity of the person killed in the incident is being ascertained.
CRPF troops at a naka party at Monghal Bridge in Anantnag tried to intercept a suspected vehicle without number plate but it hastened towards the naka party. Troops fired upon in self-defense & one person died. The driver managed to escape: Kashmir IG Vijay Kumar pic.twitter.com/A1CNgNpzqN
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Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday reviewed the security situation in the Union Territory following the killing of seven civilians by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir in the last five days. This information was provided by officers. Top officials apprised the Home Minister about the overall security situation in the Union Territory and the border areas in a meeting that lasted for about an hour. They were told that the terrorists have followed a policy of easy targeting of civilians and they were also apprised of the steps taken to tighten the security arrangements, an official said.