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Grenade Lobbed at Beauty Parlour in Pulwama

Witnesses said that shortly after the incident, government forces rushed to spot to take stock of the situation, however, group of youth hurled stones on them, leading to clashes.


Pulwama—Suspected militants Thursday lobbed a grenade on a Beauty Parlour in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district that exploded with a bang damaging the front show of the Parlour.

The Parlour is situated at the busy Rajpora Chowk in the district. Police sources informed news agency CNS that the grenade exploded outside the Parlour. They said at the time of explosion few visitors were present in the Parlour who escaped unhurt, however, a girl suffered minor injuries.

Witnesses said that shortly after the incident, government forces rushed to spot to take stock of the situation, however, group of youth hurled stones on them, leading to clashes.

The clashes disrupted normal life in Rajpora Chowk. Forces used tear-smoke shells to disperse the rock hurling youth. The shopkeepers in the area lowered their shutters while life remained normal in other parts of the district. (CNS)

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