Five CRPF troopers among seven injured in grenade attack in downtown Srinagar

The injured were shifted to nearby hospital for treatment even as the area was cordoned off, a police officer said.
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Five CRPF personnel, one civilian and a cop were among seven injured after suspected militants hurled a grenade on security forces in Nawab Bazaar area of downtown Srinagar on Friday afternoon.

Quoting a senior police officer, news agency GNS reported that five CRPF personnel, one cop and a civilian received splinter injuries after militants lobbed grenade on a joint team of forces.

All the injured were shifted to nearby hospital for treatment even as the area was cordoned off, the officer said.

The injured were identified as Hazik Ali (22) Diego son of Ali Mohammad of Chanapora, policeman Fayaz Ahmad of police station M.R Gunj and 23 battalion CRPF's Prem Saab (ASI), Hareesh Kumar , Vijay Kumar, Surender and GD Mudla Giri.

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