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Policeman sustain minor injuries in Srinagar grenade attack


SRINAGAR: A policeman sustained minor injuries in a grenade blast at Khajbazaar Nowhatta area of Downtown Srinagar on Friday.

As details emerge, policeman Ashiq Hussain sustained minor injuries in the blast in which three shops were also minorly damaged.

The incident happened around 1:00 Pm when suspected militants hurled the grenade at joint police and CRPF party in the busy Khajbaazar road. The blast created panic in the area but normalcy returned soon.

A senior police officer told that the injured policeman is completely stable and was discharged soon after the first aid. He said that the entire area was immediately cordoned off to nab the attackers. However when this report was filed no arrest had been made.(GNS)


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