Ahead of Jan 26, cop injured in Anantnag grenade explosion

Srinagar: A day before January 26, a policeman was injured after militants lobbed a grenade in police post near bus stand in Anantnag town of south Kashmir.

Reports reaching GNS said that the militants lobbed a grenade towards police post. In the blast, a policeman sustained splinter injuries and has been taken to district hospital Anantnag.

The injured has been identified as constable Sajad Ahmad.

Meanwhile, there was another blast inside police station Srigufwara but its nature could not be ascertained immediately.

Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of police South Kashmir range Amit Kumar said that a grenade was lobbed at police post near bus stand Anantnag in which one cop suffered minor injuries.

Asked about the explosion at Srigufwara, the DIG said that nothing of sort has happened there. (GNS)