CRPF jawan, 4 civilians injured in grenade attack in Srinagar


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

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A security force jawan and four civilians were injured in a grenade attack by militants on Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel in Lal Chowk area of Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) on 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.

The CRPF jawan and the four civilians injured in the explosion were shifted to a hospital, he said.

The loud explosion caused panic among the people, especially those who had come to the weekly flea market,¬†also known as Sunday market, the official said.¬† Security forces have cordoned off the area, he added.Get access to India’s fastest growing financial subscriptions service Moneycontrol Pro for as little as Rs 599 for first year. Use the code “GETPRO”. Moneycontrol Pro offers you all the information you need for wealth creation including actionable investment ideas, independent research and insights & analysis For more information, check out the Moneycontrol website or mobile app.

First Published on Feb 2, 2020 01:56 pm


Updated: February 2, 2020 — 11:05 pm

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