Seven Injured in Grenade Attack by Suspected Militants Near Srinagar's Lal Chowk Market
The shops in the market were shut but a few vendors had set up stalls in the area, said an official.
Police personnel inspect the site of the blast at Hari Singh High Street in Srinagar on Saturday. (PTI)
Srinagar: At least seven people were injured in a grenade attack by suspected militants in a market area in Srinagar on Saturday, police said.
The militants hurled a grenade in Hari Singh High Street Market, which is a few hundred metres away from the city centre Lal Chowk, a police official said.
Search operation is underway and the area is under cordon.
The grenade exploded on a roadside in the market, injuring seven people, he said, adding that the wounded were rushed to a hospital here. According to the official, the explosion also damaged windows of a vehicle parked nearby.
He said the shops in the market were shut but a few vendors had set up stalls in the area. The shops in the market were shut but a few vendors had set up stalls in the area, he said.
Last Saturday, fourteen people were injured when suspected militants had hurled a grenade outside the deputy commissioner's office in south Kashmir’s Anantnag on Saturday morning.
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