Two cops, civilian injured in grenade attack in downtown Srinagar

The trio has been shifted to SMHS Hospital where they are said to be stable.
Two cops, civilian injured in grenade attack in downtown Srinagar
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Srinagar, Aug 19: Two policemen and a civilian were injured after militants lobbed a grenade towards a joint party of CRPF and police at Saraf Kadal area in downtown Srinagar on Thursday evening.

Quoting official sources, news agency GNS reported that in the explosion, two cops identified as Javeed Ahmad Bhat and Abdul Majeed Bhat besides a civilian Fayaz Ahmad Matoo of Khwaja Bazar Srinagar sustained injuries.

The trio has been shifted to SMHS Hospital where they are said to be stable also confirmed by the Medical Superintendent there.

In the meantime, the area was cordoned off by the security forces to nab the attackers, an official said.

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