12 Injured in a Grenade attack in Kashmir’s Anantnag; Army in Search for Terrorists

At least twelve persons were injured in a grenade attack by terrorists outside Deputy Commissioner’s office in Anantnag district of south Kashmir on Saturday.

According to news agency PTI, the suspected terrorist hurled a grenade on a security patrol outside the heavily guarded complex in Anantnag town, 55 km from here, around 11 a.m.

The terrorists hurled a grenade on a security patrol outside the heavily guarded complex in Anantnag town, 55 kilometres from Srinagar, around 11 am, the official said.

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The grenade, however, missed the intended target and exploded on the roadside, causing splinter injuries to ten pedestrians, including a traffic policeman and a journalist were injured who were evacuated to hospital.

The attack sparked panic among people in the town. The area has been cordoned off by security forces and a hunt has been launched to nab the terrorists behind the attack.

No outfit has so far claimed responsibility for the attack.


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