Grenade attack on polling station in Pulwama

A grenade was lobbed towards Rohmoo polling station in Pulwama but there were no reports of any casualties in the the blast, a police official said.
Grenade attack on polling station in Pulwama

Militants Monday lobbed a grenade towards a polling station in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir where polling is underway for the Anantnag Lok Sabha constituency, police said.

A grenade was lobbed towards Rohmoo polling station inPulwama but there were no reports of any casualties in the the blast, a policeofficial said.

He said security forces have cordoned off the area.

This was the first militant attack on a polling station inthis Lok Sabha election in Jammu and Kashmir.

Polling is being held in Pulwama and Shopian districts ofAnantnag Lok Sabha constituency which also includes Anantnag and Kulgamdistricts as well.

The Lok Sabha polls to this constituency are being held inthree phases due to security reasons.

Anantnag district went to polls on 23 April, while voting inKulgam district took place on 29 April.

There are 18 candidates in the fray for Anantnagconstituency including PDP president and former chief minister of Jammu andKashmir, Mehbooba Mufti.

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