7 security personnel including 11 injured in Lal Chowk grenade attack


Srinagar, Feb 10: Eleven people, including seven security personnel, were injured in a grenade attack by militants at LalChowk area here on Sunday.
The militants hurled the grenade at the security personnel near Palladium Cinema at LalChowk around 6.45 pm, resulting in injuries to 11 people, a police spokesperson said.
"Four policemen, three CRPF personnel and four civilians were injured in the terror attack," he said.
The wounded include two women, he added.
The injured were taken to a hospital, where their condition was stated to be stable, the police spokesperson said. Police have registered a case in this regard and an investigation is underway, he said.
Meanwhile a police spokesperson said that at about 1845 hrs Police rushed to the spot near Paldium Cinema in Maisuma area of Lal Chowk Srinagar following reports of a grenade attack by terrorists.
Officers attended the terror crime spot and found that four cops, three CRPF personnel and four civilians were injured in the terror attack. The injured civilians have been identified as Humaira of Hairwan, Abdul Qayoom of Mandibal Nowshehra, Taliba Gulshan of Dalgate and Shadab Shah resident of Nishat.
The injured have been shifted to the hospitals for the treatment of their injuries. They are stated to be stable. Police has registered a case in this regard and officers continue to work to establish the full circumstances of the incident.
If you have any information that can assist police in its investigation, you may contact Police.

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