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Grenade hurled at Polling Station in Pulwama’s Chatapora

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Srinagar : Unknown persons on Monday hurled grenade at the polling station in Chatapora area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

An official said the grenade was hurled at the polling booth located in Government Higher Secondary School Chatapora in Pulwama, but it missed the target.

The grenade exploded outside the school building and no loss of life or injury was reported in the incident.

Reports said a petrol bomb was hurled at a polling station in Bhatnoor village of Tral, which exploded with causing any damage.

Earlier, Unknows persons had hurled a grenade at polling station in Rahmoo village of the district.

A police official said that it was fire cracker.  However, locals said a poll official fainted, whose condition is stated to be stable.

Meanwhile, youth resorted to stone pelting on government forces’ vehicles at Samboora village of Pulwama.

Locals said that forces opened fire in air to disperse the stone-pelting youth.

No injury was reported in the incident.

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