23 injured, including 8 security personnel in grenade attacks in Jammu and Kashmir

Srinagar: At least 23 people, including eight security personnel, were injured on Monday in two grenade attacks by militants in Pulwama and Shopian districts of Kashmir, which has been witnessing a spurt in such incidents.

The first attack took place in Shopian district of south Kashmir where 16 people — 12 civilians and four policemen — were injured, a police official said.

A grenade was hurled at the cops but it landed on the roadside in the busy market area, the official said.

In the second attack, militants hurled a grenade at CRPF personnel in Tahab Chowk in Pulwama district this evening, the official said.

Four CRPF personnel and three civilians were injured in the blast, he added.  Nearly a dozen grenade attacks have taken place in the Valley since Thursday.

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Updated Date: Jun 04, 2018 20:34:54 IST

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