Four people injured in grenade attack in Kashmir

The area was cordoned off immediately after the explosion took place in a Srinagar locality

Those injured in the explosion have been shifted to the Shri Maharaja Hari Singh or SMHS Hospital and are stable, a police official said. Photo: PTI File

Four civilians, including two security personnel, were injured after terrorists lobbed a grenade on Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in Srinagar’s Lal Chowk area on Sunday (February 2), police said.

Militants hurled a grenade on the CRPF personnel posted on duty near Pratap Park in busy Lal Chowk area of the city, a police official said.

Those injured in the explosion have been shifted to the Shri Maharaja Hari Singh or SMHS Hospital and are stable, a police official said.

The loud explosion caused panic among the people, especially those who had come to the weekly flea market, also known as the Sunday market, the official said.

Security forces have cordoned off the area, he added.

(With inputs from agencies)

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