At least four civilians were injured in a grenade attack by militants on security forces in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, officials said. The ultras lobbed the grenade towards a vehicle of security forces at Pulwama chowk this afternoon but the grenade exploded on the roadside.
The injured persons have been rushed to a hospital while security forces have cordoned off the area, the officials added. There has been a spurt in grenade attacks by militants in Kashmir in recent times.
Three persons including two women were injured in a grenade attack at Chanapora area of the city last week. Security forces detected and defused six grenades planted by militants on the busy Parimpira-Panthachowk axis of national highway 44 on Monday.