Grenade attack in Srinagar, 15 injured


Grenade attack victims are admitted in hospitals, two are said to be critical.

SRINAGAR| This afternoon Srinagar experienced a grenade attack in a vegetable market where one person was reportedly killed and 15 others were injured. This is the third grenade attack in Jammu and Kashmir in the last two weeks.

All those who were injured in a blast at a vegetable market in Hari Singh High Street in the centre of the city have been admitted to hospital and two of them are said to be critical. The attack took place at 1:20 pm.

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Terrorists targeted roadside vendors as markets remain shut in the city amid restrictions. One vendor has been reportedly killed. The market area has now been cordoned off.

Today’s blast comes a week after 15 civilians were injured in a similar attack in Sopore town of north Kashmir. Several civilians were targeted when they were waiting at a bus stand.

In another terror attack on October 26, six security personnel were injured when a CRPF team was inspecting vehicles at a checkpoint and terrorists threw a grenade.

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