3 civilians injured in grenade attack in Srinagar

3 civilians injured in grenade attack by militants in Srinagar

Militants lobbed a grenade at a joint party of the CRPF and J&K Police at Barbarshah falling under Kralkhud police station around 6 pm

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At least three civilians were injured in a grenade attack by militants on security forces in the Barbarshah area of the city on Saturday, police said.

Militants lobbed a grenade at a joint party of the CRPF and J&K Police at Barbarshah falling under Kralkhud police station around 6 pm, a police official said.

He said the grenade exploded on the roadside, resulting in injuries to three civilians.

The area has been cordoned off by security forces and a manhunt launched for the assailants. 

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