2 injured in Chanapora grenade attack

2 injured in Chanapora grenade attack
Photo: Mubashir Khan/GK

Srinagar, Sep 10: A civilian and a paramilitary personnel received minor injuries after militants lobbed a grenade on a security forces party at Chanapora area here today.

Police said the grenade was lobbed at 29 Battalion of Central Reserve Police Force. “Our jawans and a civilian received minor injuries in the grenade lobbed by terrorists,” CRPF spokesman, Abraham Pankaj said. “They are stable.”

Pankaj said that there was a lot of civilian movement in the area. “In case it would have missed the target, there would have been injuries to several civilians,” he said, adding that a grenade was lobbed on the Roads Opening Party of CRPF.

The incident created panic in the area. The traffic was disrupted for some time and people rushed towards safer places.

A police official said that a search operation was carried out in the area. However, nobody was arrested. “Hunt is on to track the attackers,” the official said.

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