Security Tightened in Jammu

JAMMU – Security has been tightened after the grenade attack in this winter capital of Jammu and Kashmir. One person was killed and six injured when some unidentified militants lobbed a Chinese grenade outside liquor shop in Narwal area yesterday. 

“Security has been beefed up within city and peripheries following grenade attack,” a police official here today said. The additional troops have been deployed in the town while surveillance has also been increased in the sensitive areas. “Raids are being conducted in some of the areas on specific inputs to apprehend the militants who hurled the grenade,” he said adding that people have been asked to maintain vigil and remain alert. 

“We have also sought co-operation from the public in apprehending the accused,” official added. It was second attack outside a liquor shop in less than a week in the state. Earlier on November 14, militants indiscriminately fired at a liquor shop in a hotel at Boulevard area of Srinagar.

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