Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar Grenade attack: In a major incident, two civilians and two security force personnel have sustained injuries, after a grenade was lobbed on CRPF personnel at Pratap Park, Lal Chowk in Srinagar on Sunday.
Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) was quoted by news agency ANI as saying, “A grenade was lobbed upon the deployed troops of C/171 Bn CRPF in Srinagar today; 2 civilians and 2 personnel of CRPF sustained minor splinter injuries. Injured evacuated to hospital.”
Meanwhile, the injured were evacuated to a hospital. RS Sahi, IG, CRPF, said that “This is an incident of grenade throwing during the busy Sunday market. 2 CRPF personnel sustained minor injuries.”
“Those who threw the grenade want to create apprehension among locals so that normalcy does not return,” he added.