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Terrorists Hurl Grenade At Security Forces In Srinagar, 3 Civilians Injured

The Grenade Missed The Intended Target And Exploded On The Roadside, Resulting In Injuries To The Civilians, They Said.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Raghwendra Shukla | Updated on: 08 Jan 2020, 02:31:46 PM
Police said the area has been cordoned off and a search operation launched to nab the assailants.

Police said the area has been cordoned off and a search operation launched to nab the assailants. (Photo Credit: File)

New Delhi :

At least three civilians were injured after terrorists lobbed a grenade at security forces in the Zakura area of Srinagar on Wednesday, police said. The grenade missed the intended target and exploded on the roadside, resulting in injuries to the civilians, they said. They said the area has been cordoned off and a search operation launched to nab the assailants.

Earlier on January 4, terrorists hurled a grenade on CRPF personnel in Kawdara locality, resulting in injuries to a 16-year-old boy, police said. However, there was no injury to any CRPF personnel as the grenade missed the intended target and exploded on the roadside, a police official said.

He said unidentified terrorists lobbed the grenade to target CRPF personnel posted in Kawdara locality of the interior area of the city in the afternoon, causing panic among the people.

A boy, who was moving on the road, received minor splinter injuries, when the grenade exploded, the official said.

Two private vehicles were damaged in the attack, he added. The boy has been shifted to a hospital, the official said.

The area was immediately cordoned off to nab the terrorists involved in the attack, he said. No outfit has so far claimed responsibility for the blast.

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First Published : 08 Jan 2020, 02:08:01 PM

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