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.

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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