An Eyewitness Account

Srinagar—Injured civilians from Tral recuperating at SMHS Hospital here say that the government forces, including Central Reserved Police Force (C.R.P.F) and J&K Police fired “Indiscriminately” after the grenade attack.

A shopkeeper who is admitted in ward 16 of SMHS said that he was inside his shop when some unknown person hurled the grenade at around 11:45 am.

“There was a loud bang. Such was its impact that I fell down”, said Manzoor Ahmad Reshi adding, the security forces took their position inside my shop and started firing indiscriminately. Reshi has injuries in the leg, left arm and abdomen.

“I was on the way home and reached near the bus stand when grenade attack took place. Moments later I noticed blood oozing out of my legs. There was no one to help me, The government forces deployed their started firing in panic. I thought it was my last day of life but thank God I am alive,” said another injured civilian who wished to remain anonymous.

At least two civilians were killed and around 30 were injured after some unknown persons tossed a grenade in Bus stand Tral on Tuesday afternoon.

The attack took place when R&B Minister, Nayeem Akthar was visiting the area to inaugurate a developmental project.

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