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CRPF jawan killed in grenade attack in south Kashmir

A man threw a grenade at a CRPF patrolling party and ran away, the officials said

One CRPF jawan was killed and another injured on Tuesday when a militant hurled a grenade at a patrolling party in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district, officials said.

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Head Constable Shiv Lal Neetam was killed in the incident in Bijbehara on Tuesday evening.

A man threw a grenade at a CRPF patrolling party and ran away, the officials said.

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The jawans received splinter injuries and were rushed to local hospital where Neetam was declared brought dead, they said.

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