Cop throws back grenade flung by militant; saves 15 colleagues

Shubhanshu Sharma

Shubhanshu SharmaBy Shubhanshu Sharma

Published on 24 Sep 2017 10:19 AM GMT

Cop throws back grenade flung by militant; saves 15 colleagues
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Srinagar: A Special Police Officer (SPO) on Sunday set a perfect example of alertness by throwing back a grenade hurled by militants from inside a security force vehicle in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore town.

With his heroic act, he saved the lives of over 15 colleagues.

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But the grenade exploded in the return throw, two policemen and four civilians suffered minor injuries, a police officer said.

The militant attack took place near a State Bank of India branch.

Shubhanshu Sharma

Shubhanshu Sharma

Writer has 6 years of experience in digital media. Presently working as Senior Sub Editor at newstrack.com. An avid reader and always willing to learn new things and techniques.

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