2 civilians injured in Awantipora grenade attack

KT NEWS SERVICE. Dated: 5/24/2019 11:54:16 AM

SRINAGAR, May 23: Two civilians were injured today in a grenade attack by suspected militants in south Kashmir district of Anantnag.
Suspected militants hurled a grenade at a joint part of CRPF and police deployed near Police Station Awantipora this evening.
However, the grenade missed the target and exploded at a distance from the patrolling party, resulting in minor injuries to two civilians. ”The injured were immediately rushed to a hospital,” the sources said.
The militants managed to escape due to chaos created due to the explosion.
“Additional security forces have been rushed to the area and a search operation has been launched to nab the attackers,” they said.
Suspected militants hurled a grenade at the 25th Bn CRPF camp near Tagore Hall in Srinagar
An official said that the suspected militants lobbed a grenade at CRPF camp in Srinagar.
However, there was no immediate report of any injury or damage.



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