Cop throws back grenade flung by militant; saves 15 colleagues

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Cop throws back grenade flung by militant; saves 15 colleagues
Cop throws back grenade flung by militant; saves 15 colleagues

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.