One person was killed and 15 others were reportedly injured after a grenade was hurled at security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar on Monday, November 4. The Jammu and Kashmir Police have cordoned off the area and search operation has been launched.
Those injured in the blast at Hari Singh High Street in the centre of the city have been admitted to hospital. The attack took place at around 1:20 pm, news agency PTI reported. Locals Aijaj and Fayaz injured in the attack were critical. However, this is the third grenade attack in 10 days.
Here's the video of today's attack captured on CCTV camera.
Srinagar Grenade attack CCTV footage by @JmuKmrPolice.— Danish Manzoor | ದಾನಿಷ್ (@TellDM) November 4, 2019
▪️3 SSB personnel & 15 civilians injured.
▪️ One civilian, Rinku singh of Saharanpur succumbed.
Two locals Aijaz & Fayaz Ahmed are serious.
Hope @KashmirPolice will assess all CCTV camera angles in the city. pic.twitter.com/3ChP4Imzfi
Taking to Twitter, the Kashmir Zone police said, "#Terrorists lobbed a #grenade on #civilians near #HSHStreet area in #Srinagar. Information is preliminary in nature. Further details shall follow. @JmuKmrPolice."
Third grenade attack in 10 days
This is the third grenade attack in the last 10 days in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. Earlier on October 28, at least 20 people were injured after terrorists hurled a grenade on civilians at a bus stand in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore. In another similar incident, around four security personnel were injured in a grenade attack in Srinagar.