GRENADE

  • Aviation Minister contradicts Air India, says dummy stun-grenade on plane; probe on October 4, 2014

    New Delhi: In an embarrassment for Air India, Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju on Saturday disclosed that a dummy stun-grenade was found on board an Air India jumbo plane when it landed at Jeddah in the early hours. The stun grenade, which had no explosive in it, was found on...
  • J&K: One killed, four injured in grenade attack in Baramulla July 26, 2014

    Srinagar: As the nation commemorates 15th Kargil Vijay Diwas, a policeman was killed and four others injured in a grenade attack by terrorists in Sopore town of Baramulla district in Kashmir early on Saturday, police said. "Around 02:30 am, terrorists hurled a grenade and fired at a police party near main...
  • Exguerrilla killed; Kashmir grenade blast injures two June 18, 2014

    Srinagar: Guerrillas late Tuesday shot at and killed a former militant in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir while two people were wounded in a grenade blast in Baramulla district, officials said. A police officer said guerrillas fired from close range at Munawar Zaman Malik, a former militant and shopkeeper, in...
  • J&K: Grenade attack on a polling booth in Baramulla May 7, 2014

    The fifth phase of the Lok Sabha elections in Jammu and Kashmir witnessed violence as a grenade attack was reported on a polling booth in Pahlan Pattan, Baramulla, in which a CRPF personnel was injured. Massive stone pelting was also reported in Baramullah and Sopore. ...
  • Pak violates ceasefire, fires grenades on Indian posts April 28, 2014

    Srinagar: Pakistan violated the ceasefire yet again as it fired grenades into Indian territory early on Monday. The firing started at 6 am. The rocketpropelled grenades were fired at Army posts in Rajouri near the Line of Control (LoC). The Army responded by firing back. ...
  • J&K: Three injured in blast in Srinagar April 27, 2014

    Srinagar: Three persons were injured in a blast on Sunday that took place at Magam on Srinagar Gulmarg road in Kashmir, police said. "Three persons were injured in a blast at Magam. The police is verifying the cause of the blast and nature of injuries," a police spokesman said. Sources said suspected...
  • Jammu: 4 Army personnel injured in grenade blast March 21, 2014

    Jammu: Four Army personnel were reportedly injured in a grenade blast in Akhnoor sector on Friday evening. The blast occurred during a training programme. All four belong to the Gorkha regiment of the Army. More details are awaited. ...
  • Grenade attack wounds 24 in Philippine school January 13, 2014

    A grenade attack wounded at least 24 people in a school campus in the southern Philippines, including government personnel, who were battling a fire, police said Monday. Firefighters, disasterresponse personnel and police were trying to control the fire in a bunkhouse of security guards at the staterun Cotabato Foundation College of...
  • J&K: 4 policemen injured after terrorists hurl grenade towards security forces October 3, 2013

    Four policemen were injured on Wednesday in an encounter with terrorists in Soura area of Srinagar, police sources said. The gunbattle broke out in Ahmadnagar locality of Soura on Wednesday evening when police cordoned off the area following information about the presence of terrorists there, the sources said. They said the terrorists...
  • Two killed in grenade attacks in Rwanda: Police September 14, 2013

    Kigali: Rwandan police say two grenade blasts have killed two people and wounded 22 others in Kigali, Rwanda's capital, ahead of parliamentary elections on Monday. Police spokesman Damas Gatare said Saturday that a grenade exploded Friday night at a busy market place in the Kigali suburb of Kicukiro, killing one person...
  • J&K: Grenade attack in Pulwama, 9 injured September 7, 2013

    Nine people, five of them police personnel, were injured on Saturday in a grenade attack by suspected militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district, officials said. Some unidentified ultras hurled a grenade on a police patrol at Muran Chowk in Pulwama town, 32-km from Srinagar, at around 4 pm, they said....
  • Two cops hurt as militants lob grenade at police station September 2, 2013

    Srinagar: Two policemen were injured in a grenade attack by militants on a police station in Baramulla district Sunday night, police said. Militants hurled a grenade at Tarzoo police station in Sopore area of the district, 55 km from here, at around 9 PM, they said. Two special...
  • Grenade blast in Assam's Chirang district on Independence day, no casualties August 15, 2013

    For the second time in as many days, a grenade blast occurred in lower Assam's Chirang district on Thursday. The militants hurled the grenade at the All Minority Students Union office at Bagorgaon village under Bijni police station at around 8.45 am, official sources said. The antitalk National Democratic Front of...
  • Militants trigger grenade blasts in Assam's Chirang district August 14, 2013

    Barely hours before the Independence Day celebrations, suspected militants triggered two grenade blasts in Assam's Chirang district on Wednesday, police said. No injury or casualty was reported. amp;nbsp; amp;nbsp; amp;nbsp; ...
  • Grenade explodes in front of Manipur CM's residence August 10, 2013

    Imphal: A powerful grenade exploded in front of Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh's residential complex in Imphal West district Saturday evening, but no casualty was reported, police sources said. The police said the grenade might have been exploded by militants who were trying to disturb the forthcoming Independence Day celebration...
  • Guwahati: 14 injured in a grenade blast near railway station July 28, 2013

    Guwahati: Fourteen persons, including two police personnel, were injured in a grenade blast near Guwahati railway station, police said on Sunday. "The blast took place at around 7:55 pm near the Paltan Bazar police station, which is next to the railway station. Of those injured in the attack are two police...
  • Pakistan: 7 killed in suicide attack on ISI office July 25, 2013

    Karachi: A group of suicide attackers stormed a compound in southern Pakistan housing an office of the ISI, blowing themselves up and killing at least seven people and injuring over 40 others. The attack was carried out shortly after 'iftar', the meal that ends the daily fast in the...
  • One killed in Assam grenade attack July 24, 2013

    Guwahati: One person was killed and at least seven others were injured after the antitalk faction of the ULFA militants lobbed a grenade at a crowded place in Assam Wednesday evening, police said. Inspector General of Police (Law and Order) SN Singh confirmed the incident in Bokolia area in Karbi Anglong...
  • Militants hurl bomb at an educational institution in Manipur July 24, 2013

    Imphal: Some unidentified militants hurled a powerful grenade at the premises of an educational institute in the Imphal West district of Manipur which failed to explode, official sources said on wednesday. The militants had lobbed the grenade at the complex of Little Master English School in interior Samurou village at around...
  • Assam grenade attack: 3 critically injured in Lakhimpur July 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Three persons were on Tuesday critically injured in a grenade attack in Lakhimpur, Assam. The injured people have been been rushed to a hospital. More details are awaited. ...
  • Srinagar: Hizbul terrorist killed in grenade attack July 17, 2013

    Srinagar: An undertrial prisoner and the former guard of the Hizbul Mujahideen chief commander Syed Salahuddin has died and two policemen have been injured in a grenade attack in Srinagar. The incident happened in the Batmaloo area of Srinagar on Wednesday. Shakeel Ahmad Kasana, who was in police custody, was...
  • Grenade attack in Batmaloo area of Srinagar, 3 injured July 17, 2013

    Srinagar: A grenade attack hit the Batmaloo area of Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday. Two policemen and one under trial prisoner have been injured in the attack. The attack happened when the policemen were taking the prisoner to Baramulla. This is the second grenade attack in Srinagar in...
  • J&K: Terrorists carry out grenade attack in Sopore June 28, 2013

    Srinagar: Terrorists carried out a grenade attack on a CRPF bunker in Sopore in Kashmir on Friday. The attack comes just two days after terrorists targetted an Army convoy in Bemina in Kashmir, killing eight soldiers. The grenade missed the intended target and exploded on the road, an official said. Official...
  • Grenade attack on police station in Meghalaya June 17, 2013

    Shillong: Suspected Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) rebels lobbed a grenade at a police station in western part of Meghalaya late on Sunday night but there were no casualties, police said. The rebels tossed the grenade at Williamnagar police station in the district headquarter of East Garo Hills, a police official...
  • 3 BSF personnel injured in accidental grenade blast June 17, 2013

    Jammu: Three BSF jawans were injured when a grenade accidentally exploded at Ballad post along the international border in Ramgarh sector of Samba district on Sunday. "It was an accidental grenade blast," a BSF official said, adding three jawans were injured in the incident. While Head Constable Sant Kumar received...
  • J&K: Constable, four others injured in a grenade attack June 4, 2013

    Srinagar: A police head constable was among five persons who were injured on Tuesday when militants hurled a grenade at Army vehicles near Deputy Commissioner's office in Anantnag district of south Kashmir, police said. Militants lobbed the grenade at two stationary Army vehicles near Khanabal Chowk in Anantnag town, the police...
  • Militants hurl grenade at Manipur minister's house April 27, 2013

    Imphal: Militants lobbed a powerful grenade at the residence of Manipur Irrigation and Flood control Minister Ngamthang Haokip in the heart of Imphal town but it failed to explode, officials said on Saturday. The grenade was hurled by two militants at Haokip's house at New Chekon area, amid tight security...
  • At least 185 killed in Nigeria attack, say Officials April 22, 2013

    Baga: Fighting between Nigeria's military and Islamic extremists killed at least 185 people in a fishing community in the nation's far northeast, officials said on Sunday, an attack that saw insurgents fire rocketpropelled grenades and soldiers spray machinegun fire into neighborhoods filled with civilians. The fighting in Baga began on Friday...
  • Manipur: One killed in grenade explosion December 20, 2012

    Imphal: A labourer was killed and two others seriously injured when militants exploded a powerful grenade at the house of a government contractor in Imphal West district of Manipur, officials said today. While chasing the militants, police fired at them in which a man, who was driving a car, was injured....
  • Australia: Girl brings hand grenade to school December 5, 2012

    Melbourne: An 11yearold girl brought a hand grenade to her class in an Australian school for a 'show and tell' activity on Wednesday, prompting evacuation of over 500 students and teachers. Police were called to Hunter Christian School in Sydney after a teacher discovered the girl had brought a "pineapple"...