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Journalist, Traffic Cop Among 10 Injured In Grenade Attack in Kashmir

The area has been cordoned off by security forces and a hunt has been launched to nab the attackers.

Journalist, Traffic Cop Among 10 Injured In Grenade Attack in Kashmir
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Journalist, Traffic Cop Among 10 Injured In Grenade Attack in Kashmir
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2019-10-05T13:51:26+05:30

At least 10 persons, including a traffic policeman, were injured in a grenade attack by militants outside the Deputy Commissioner's office in Anantnag township of south Kashmir on Saturday, a police official said.

The militants hurled a grenade on a security patrol party outside the heavily guarded DC office complex in Anantnag town, 55 km from here, around 11 am, the official said.

He said the grenade missed the intended target and exploded on the roadside, causing splinter injuries to 10 persons, including a traffic policeman and a local journalist. 

The injured were admitted to a hospital and their condition was stated to be stable.

The area has been cordoned off by security forces and a hunt has been launched to nab the attackers, the official said.

No outfit has so far claimed responsibility for the attack.

On September 28, militants hurled a grenade at security forces in Nawa Kadal area of downtown Srinagar.

(PTI)

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