A man died and a paramilitary trooper was injured when suspected insurgents hurled a grenade in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwam district this afternoon.
Sources said a grenade was hurled at a police team in Muran Square in the southern district in which a civilian Mohammad Ayub Wani was greviously wounded.
Ayub was rushed to a local hospital, but he couldn’t survive, medical sources told Kashmir Dispatch.
Sources added that a Central Reserve Police Force trooper was injured in the attack.
Constable Dalbir Singh received splinter wounds and is being treated, sources added.
Government forces launched a search operation after the attack.