Ahead of R-Day, militants launch grenade attacks in twin districts of South Kashmir ‘Cop, civilian injured' | KNO

Ahead of R-Day, militants launch grenade attacks in twin districts of South Kashmir ‘Cop, civilian injured' | KNO

Kashmir News Observer (KNO)

Srinagar January 25 (KNO) : A civilian and a policeman on Friday sustained minor injuries in two Grenade attacks by suspected militants on Friday in Anantnag and Pulwama district. A cop and a civilian were injured after suspected militants lobbed a grenade towards a vehicle of forces parked outside the General bus stand in KP road area of Anantnag on Friday afternoon.

Sources told KNO that suspected militants after hurling the grenade, fled from the spot, after which forces fired some aerial shots.However, the attackers managed to escape from the spot, they said.

A Police official while confirming the attack said that a search operation has been launched in the area immediately after the attack to nab the attackers.He added that a cop and a civilian received minor injuries during the attack who were rushed to the hospital for treatment. In the evening suspected militants lobbed a UBGL in Tahab area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district. The attack was followed by firing on 55RR Camp. However, they said that no loss of life or injury was reported in the attack. They said that area was cordoned off to nab the attackers.(KNO)