"Militants hurled a grenade at a posse of CRPF (Central Reserve Police Force) troopers at KP Road. Two civilians and three troopers were injured in this grenade explosion," a police officer told reporters.

"The target appears to be the road opening party (ROP) of the CRPF," he added. The injured were shifted to a hospital and the area has been cordoned-off for searches. No guerrilla group has so far owned responsibility for the attack.

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