At least 12 civilians were injured after a grenade lobbed by terrorists on a CRPF bunker in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Wednesday missed the target and exploded on the road, officials said.
Pulwama police said that they has received information about a terror crime incident at Kakapora area of Pulwama, and senior police officers reached the spot.
"Preliminary investigation revealed that terrorists had hurled a grenade upon bunker of 41 Bn CRPF at Kakapora area of Pulwama. However, the grenade missed the intended target and exploded on road. In this incident, 12 civilians received injuries. All the injured have been evacuated to nearby hospital for the treatment of their injuries," police said.
Police have registered a case and investigations are in progress as officers work to establish the full circumstances of this terror crime.
Area has been cordoned off and a search operation launched.