Civilian Killed, 4 Policemen Injured In Grenade Attack In Kashmir's Anantnag

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Civilian Killed, 4 Policemen Injured In Grenade Attack In Kashmir's Anantnag

3 policemen were rushed to hospital after the grenade attack in Anantnag. (Representational photo)

Srinagar: 

Highlights

  1. Terrorists threw a grenade at a police post in Kashmir's Anantnag.
  2. The grenade exploded on a road injuring six people, killing one.
  3. The attack took place when people were busy shopping for Eid.
One civilian was killed and four policemen were among six people injured when terrorists threw a grenade at a police post in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district this evening.

The terrorists threw the grenade at a police post in Anantnag's Sherbagh area, about 50 kilometres from state capital Srinagar. The attack took place at a time when people were busy doing last minute shopping for Eid tomorrow.

The grenade exploded on a road injuring six people, including Bilal Ahmed, who later succumbed to his injuries in a hospital, police said.

Out of the injured, three policemen were critical and had been rushed to the Army hospital in Srinagar.

The attack took place around 8.25 PM, a police official said.

The in-charge of the police post, sub-inspector Feroz Ahmad, and constable Zahoor Ahmad were among those injured in the grenade attack, the official said.

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