3 Civilians Injured In Kulgam Grenade Attack

Representational Photo

Srinagar- At least three civilians on Tuesday were injured when unknown militants hurled a grenade upon government forces in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district.

According to officials, unknown militants lobbed a grenade towards a joint team of police and CRPF at the busy bus stand in Yaripora area of the district on Tuesday evening.

The grenade, they said, landed in a drain and exploded with a bang leaving at least three people injured. All the injured were shifted to district hospital wherefrom one of them was referred to Government medical College (GMC) Anantnag.

According to officials, the joint party fired few rounds in the air before cordoning off the area to nab the attackers.

A local news agency GNS quoted BMO Yaripora Dr Nighat saying that 25 persons were received at the hospital but they had no splinter injuries.

“They were given the first aid and discharged,” she added.

Follow this link to join our WhatsApp group: Join Now

Be Part of Quality Journalism

Quality journalism takes a lot of time, money and hard work to produce and despite all the hardships we still do it. Our reporters and editors are working overtime in Kashmir and beyond to cover what you care about, break big stories, and expose injustices that can change lives. Today more people are reading Kashmir Observer than ever, but only a handful are paying while advertising revenues are falling fast.



Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.