Militant attack in Pulwama, 9 security personnel injured

Srinagar: At least nine security personnel, including a Deputy Superintendent of Police, were injured today in a militant attack in Pulwama town, police said.

Militants hurled a grenade, followed by firing, at security personnel who were on duty near the Degree College in Pulwama town, 32 kms from here, a police official said.

He said a DySP and eight other security personnel including four CRPF jawans were injured in the attack.

The area was immediately cordoned off and an operation was launched to track down the assailants, he added.