Militants Lob Grenade At Polling Booth In Tral, CISF Jawan Injured

07/12/2014 8:43 PM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:24 AM IST
An Indian paramilitary soldiers walks past Kashmiri voters standing in queue outside a polling station during the first phase of voting to the Jammu and Kashmir state assembly elections in Lar, some 30 kilometers (19 miles) north of Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014. The five phased voting is scheduled to be held till December 20 with the results expected on December 23. (AP Photo/ Dar Yasin)

Srinagar: A CISF jawan was injured today as militants hurled a grenade at a polling booth in Tral constituency of Pulwama district, where polling is to be held on Tuesday.

The ultras lobbed the grenade at higher secondary school, which has been designated as a polling station, at Noorpora in Tral area of south Kashmir, 35 kms from here, a police officer said.

A CISF jawan on polling duty sustained minor injuries in the attack, he said.

No militant outfit has claimed responsibility for the attack so far.

Tral is one of the 16 constituencies - spread over three Kashmir Valley districts - going to the polls in the third phase of elections on December 9.

Jammu and Kashmir has witnessed a series of militant attacks since the start of the polling process.

On December 5, Kashmir Valley was rocked by four terror attacks leaving 11 security personnel including a Lt Colonel dead along with two civilians.

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