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15 civilians, 8 security personnel injured in two grenade attacks in Kashmir

A grenade was hurled at the cops but it landed on the roadside in the busy market area, an official said.

Edited by: India TV News Desk, Srinagar [ Updated: June 04, 2018 20:12 IST ]

Grenade attacks in Kashmir

At least 23 people, including eight security personnel, were injured today in two grenade attacks by terrorists in Pulwama and Shopian districts of Kashmir, which has been witnessing a spurt in such incidents. 

The first attack took place in Shopian district of south Kashmir where 16 people -- 12 civilians and four policemen -- were injured, a police official said. 

A grenade was hurled at the cops but it landed on the roadside in the busy market area, the official said. 

In the second attack, militants hurled a grenade at CRPF personnel in Tahab Chowk in Pulwama district this evening, the official said. 

Four CRPF personnel and three civilians were injured in the blast, he added. 

Nearly a dozen grenade attacks have taken place in the valley since Thursday. 

Earlier on Saturday, four CRPF personnel and two civilians, including a woman, were injured in three separate incidents of grenade attack in Jammy and Kashmir.

The first incident was reported from Fatehkadal area of Srinagar in which the terrorists lobbed a grenade towards a security forces patrol party.

Three CRPF personnel and a woman were injured in the explosion. The injured were taken to a nearby hospital, where their condition is stated to be stable. 

In the second attack, militants targeted a CRPF vehicle in Budshah Chowk area near the city centre here, injuring a jawan and a civilian, the police said.

The third grenade attack took place in Magarmal Bagh area of the city, they said. However, there was no damage due to the explosion there. 

 

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