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Pulwama attack LIVE: Grenade lobbed at police station; civilians injured

Devdiscourse News Desk India
Updated: 18-06-2019 18:54 IST Created: 17-06-2019 18:56 IST
Pulwama attack LIVE: Grenade lobbed at police station; civilians injured

Image Credit: ANI

Militants Monday targeted an Army convoy with an improvised explosive device (IED) blast in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said. The Army Casper of 44 Rashtriya Rifles was targeted by the IED explosion near Eidgah Arihal on the Arihal-Lassipora road in the south Kashmir's district, a police official said.

An encounter ensued between the security forces and the militants after the blast. There are no reports of any loss of life so far, the official said.

06:54:05 PM

Grenade attack on Pulwama police station; civilians injured

Terrorists lobbed a grenade at Pulwama police station which exploded outside the station today. Some civilians are reportedly injured and the area has been cordoned off.

12:42:05 PM

2 army personnel succumb to injuries

Two army personnel, who were injured in an IED attack on a mobile vehicle patrol in Pulwama, succumbed to their injuries on Tuesday.

According to the Army, the terrorists tried to attack a mobile vehicle patrol of 44 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) with an improvised explosive device (IED) blast on Monday in Arihal area of Pulwama district.

09:06:57 PM

Terrorists also targeted CRPF 180 Battalion's headquarters earlier today

Terrorists lobbed a grenade at CRPF 180 Battalion's Headquarters in Tral, Pulwama earlier this evening. The grenade exploded outside and no injuries or casualties have been reported.

08:23:38 PM

Pictures show badly damaged vehicle that was carrying security personnel

Image tweeted by IANS verified handle shows that the vehicle was badly damaged due to the blast.

07:35:30 PM

Indian Army has however downplayed reports of attack on Army convoy

07:32:43 PM

3 personnel are reportedly in critical condition after the attack

It is being reported that 3 personnel are in critical condition due to the impact of IED blast.

07:26:05 PM

At least 9 personnel injured

At least 9 personnel were injured in the attack, according to Punjab Kesari.

07:15:31 PM

Area cordoned off, security forces rush to spot

The area has been cordoned off, security forces are seen rushing to the spot, in a tweet posted by a local journalist.

07:06:29 PM

Blast was followed by heavy firing: Local media

The blast was followed by heavy firing, according to unconfirmed local media reports.


06:59:56 PM

Police have reached the spot; see Live visuals

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