Grenade lobbed on CRPF vehicle in Srinagar, 5 civilians injured

Sarfraz Ah Lone

Srinagar: At least five persons sustained splinter injuries after unknown men lobbed a grenade towards a CRPF vehicle near Vmart adjacent to Jahangir Chowk, Srinagar on Thursday late afternoon.

Reports reaching news agency GNS said that some unknown men hurled a grenade towards CRPF vehicle near Jehangir Chowk.

The device hit the vehicle and exploded on the road side resulting in injuries to at least five persons including a woman and an auto rickshaw driver.

All the injured have been immediately shifted to SMHS Hospital for treatment.

Soon after the attack, senior police officers and SOG rushed to the spot and launched searches to nab the assailants. (GNS).

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