At least six civilians injured in grenade attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama

According to a police official, militants lobbed the grenade towards security personnel, but the grenade missed the intended target and exploded in a market

Press Trust of India January 02, 2021 14:08:39 IST
At least six civilians injured in grenade attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama

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Srinagar: At least six civilians were injured in a grenade attack by militants in the Tral area of Pulwama district in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, police said.

The militants lobbed a grenade towards security forces personnel at the Tral bus stand in the south Kashmir district, a police official said.

He said the grenade missed the intended target and exploded in the market, resulting in injuries to at least six civilians. The injured persons were taken to a hospital, the official said.

The area has been cordoned off and a hunt has been launched to nab the attackers, he added.

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