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Five injured in a grenade attack by suspected militants in Srinagar

According to the official, the explosion also damaged windows of a vehicle parked nearby.

Press Trust of India  |  Srinagar 

Police inspect the blast site after a grenade was allegedly hurled by suspected militants at Hari Singh High Street in Srinagar
Police inspect the blast site after a grenade was allegedly hurled by suspected militants at Hari Singh High Street in Srinagar

Seven people were injured in a grenade attack by suspected militants in a market area in Jammu and Kashmir's summer capital on Saturday, police said.

Militants hurled a grenade in Hari Singh High Street market area -- a few hundred metres from the city centre Lal Chowk -- this afternoon, a police official said.

The grenade exploded on a roadside in the market, injuring seven people, he said, adding that the wounded were rushed to a hospital here.

According to the official, the explosion also damaged windows of a vehicle parked nearby.

He said the shops in the market were shut but a few vendors had set up stalls in the area.

First Published: Sat, October 12 2019. 20:45 IST
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