Awantipora: Police arrested two terrorists who hurl grenades on troopers

Jammu and Kashmir Police on Sunday arrested two terrorists who hurled two grenades on a team of security personnel in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district within 04 hours.

The terrorists have been identified as Umer and Zahid Yusuf Pala. Both the terrorists were the residents of Aloora Shopian.

Today at about 16:10 hours terrorists lobbed two grenades on the security forces deployment near Sail Charsoo on National Highway. The grenades however did not explode, official said.

The suspects, who were on a motorcycle, threw the two grenades on the CAPF personnel, but without removing their pins. The grenades did not explode, he said.

The area was cordoned immediately and during the search of the village Sail the suspected white colour Apache bike was traced at about 100 meters from the place of incident.

During further search of the area, both the terrorists were arrested from village Sail Awantipora who had lobbed the grenades.