Four security personnel, including a policeman, suffered minor injuries in a grenade attack at Nowhatta chowk in old Srinagar city on Wednesday (29 April).
They said militants threw a grenade at the security personnel in the evening hours near the Jama Masjid. Those injured included three Sashastra Seema Bal personnel.
Around 9.10 pm, terrorists lobbed a hand grenade targeting a joint team of SSB’s 55th Corps and J&K Police stationed at the checkpoint in Nowhatta chowk. In the explosion, three SSB personnel - Sub Inspector Anurag Roa, head constable Sananta Kumar and constable Durgesh - and one J&K Police constable, Abdul Majeed, sustained splinter injuries, an SSB officer said, reports Times of India.
All the four injured were taken to a police hospital for treatment. Following the attack, a joint team of security forces launched a search operation in the area to trace the perpetrators.
(With inputs from IANS)
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