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4 CRPF personnel, 2 civilians injured in 3 grenade attacks

June 03, 2018 09:03 IST

Four Central Reserve Police Force personnel and two civilians, including a woman, were injured on Saturday in three separate grenade attacks on security forces, police said.

IMAGE: Police personnel during a clash with the protesters, in Srinagar on Saturday. Photograph: S Irfan/PTI Photo

In the first attack, terrorists lobbed a grenade towards a security forces patrol party in Fatehkadal area of Srinagar, they said.

Three CRPF personnel and a woman were injured in the explosion, they said.

The injured were taken to a nearby hospital, where their condition is stated to be stable.


In the second attack, terrorists targeted a CRPF vehicle in Budshah Chowk area near the city centre, injuring a jawan and a civilian, the police said.

The third grenade attack took place in Magarmal Bagh area of the city, they said.

However, there was no damage due to the explosion there.

There have been at least six grenade attacks in Kashmir valley, including one at the residence of ruling Peoples Democratic Party MLA Mushtaq Shah, since Friday. 

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