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Cop injured in Srinagar grenade attack dies

Last Updated : 15 May 2010, 09:20 IST
Last Updated : 15 May 2010, 09:20 IST

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Constable Bilal Ahmad of local police injured in the explosion at Saraf Kadal on Friday succumbed to his injuries in a local hospital today, a police spokesman said.At least six persons, including four securitymen, were injured when militants exploded a hand grenade after a clash between law enforcing agencies and a violent mob in the old city.

The grenade was hurled by militants at a joint gathering of CRPF and police at Saraf kadal chowk in the vicinity of the historic Jamia Masjid.The securitymen had assembled near a CRPF picket after charging on a stone pelting mob which was chanting pro-freedom and anti-establishment slogans when the attack took place.Prior to the grenade explosion, a pistol shot was also heared in the area.

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Published 15 May 2010, 09:17 IST

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