Militants launch grenade attack in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag; two CRPF jawans and five civilians injured

  • Militants hurled a grenade on security forces in Anantnag district, injuring seven people

  • Among those injured were five civilians and two CRPF jawans, police said

  • This is the second grenade attack on security forces in south Kashmir in the past two days

Srinagar: Militants hurled a grenade on security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district on Thursday, injuring seven people, including three women and two CRPF jawans, police said.

Militants lobbed the grenade at the security forces at Sherbagh in the Anantnag area, a police official said.

 Militants launch grenade attack in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag; two CRPF jawans and five civilians injured

Representational image. PTI

He said seven persons - two CRPF jawans and five civilians including three women - were injured in the grenade blast.

The police has registered a case and started investigating the incident, he added.

This is the second grenade attack on security forces in south Kashmir in the past two days. Ultras hurled a grenade on a police station in Kulgam district on Wednesday, injuring three civilians.

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Updated Date: Jan 31, 2019 13:32:59 IST