Three civilians wounded in Kulgam grenade blast

Three civilians wounded in Kulgam grenade blast

Reports said that suspected militants hurled a grenade at a police naka party in Damhal Hanjipora which missed the target and exploded on the roadside.

Three civilians were wounded in a grenade blast in Damhal Hanjipora area of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Wednesday.

Reports said that suspected militants hurled a grenade at a police naka party in Damhal Hanjipora which missed the target and exploded on the roadside.

“Three civilians were injured in the blast,” SP Kulgam Harmeet Singh told Greater Kashmir.

An official said the injured were immediately shifted to a nearby hospital for treatment.

The injured were identified as Ayaz Ahmad Bhat (splinter injuries on face) of Ashmuji Kulgam, Sabzar Ahmad Hajam (splinter injuries on throat) of Nandimarg and Bilal Ahmad Khatana (splinters on left arm) of Bangiward KB Pora, reported news agency GNS.

Soon after the attack, forces cordoned off the area to nab the attackers.