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2 CRPF jawans, 7 civilians injured in grenade attack in Kashmir

Source: PTI
February 02, 2020 16:21 IST

Two security force jawans and seven civilians were injured in a grenade attack by terrorists on Central Reserve Police Force personnel in Lal Chowk area of Srinagar on Sunday, police said.

 

The terrorists hurled a grenade on the CRPF personnel posted on duty near Pratap Park in busy Lal Chowk area of the city, a police official said.

The nine injured persons were shifted to a hospital, he said.

The loud explosion caused panic among the people, especially those who had come to the weekly flea market, also known as Sunday market, the official said.

Security forces have cordoned off the area, he added.

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