Jammu and Kashmir: Terrorists hurl grenade at CRPF bunker in Pulwama, one jawaan injured

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Mar 30, 2019, 05.31 PM(IST)

Pakistan was accused by the Ministry of External Affairs for supporting terrorism in a press statement. Pakistan denied involvement in any terrorist activity, while China maintained its stance that Masood Azhar, the leader of JeM, was not a terrorist. Jammu witnessed curfews as a precautionary measure after protests over the Pulwama terror attack. Military forces were deployed to maintain law and order. A diplomatic offensive was launched against Pakistan where envoys of 25 countries were briefed on Pulwama attack by JeM. 7 people were detained from Pulwama with alleged connections with the deadly terror attack by JeM. Photograph:( ANI )

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The incident comes over a month after the Pulwama terror attack which killed over 40 CRPF personnel. 

One Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel got injured on Saturday after terrorists lobbed a grenade at a CRPF bunker near SBI branch in Pulwama, news agency ANI reported. 

No casualties have been reported. More details are awaited. 

The incident comes over a month after the Pulwama terror attack which killed over 40 CRPF personnel. 

Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), a terror outfit based in Pakistan, claimed the responsibility of orchestrating the attack.

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The man who carried out the terror attack was identified as Adil Ahmad Dar. He rammed an explosive-laden vehicle into a CRPF convoy on February 14. 

Meanwhile, Delhi's Patiala House Court on Friday sent alleged Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorist Sajjad Khan to judicial custody till April 26

Khan is believed to be a close associate of Pulwama attack mastermind Mudassir Ahmed Khan who was gunned down by the security forces in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir on March 11.

(With inputs from agencies)