Srinagar: At least three Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) personnel and 15 civilians were injured in a grenade attack that took place in a market at Srinagar on Monday, stated news agency ANI. One Rinku Singh of Saharanpur has succumbed to his injuries while two locals namely Aijaj and Fayaz Ahmed were reported to be in serious health condition.
All those who were injured were rushed to the nearest hospital. Police and Security Forces are taking a follow up action.
“The injured, most of them civilians, have been shifted to hospital for treatment as the area has been cordoned off for searches,” police said.
The attack came on a day when normal life had started to get back to normal after a hiatus of nearly three months following the abrogation of Article 370 on August 6.
In an earlier incident that took place on October 28, at least 20 civilians were injured as suspected terrorists on hurled grenade near a bus stop in Sopore area of Jammu and Kashmir.
As per updates from PTI, of the six injured, one person was seriously injured and had to be referred to a hospital in Srinagar. The others underwent treatment at a local hospital. Security forces had cordoned off the area and launched an operation to nab the attackers.