Two Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel and three civilians sustained minor injuries after terrorists lobbed grenade upon the paramilitary force near the busy Mecca market in Lal Chowk area of Srinagar on Sunday afternoon.
The grenade was lobbed by unidentified terrorists upon the CRPF's 171 Battalion around 12.45 p.m. "All injured have been evacuated and shifted to a nearby hospital," the CRPF said.
'Attempt to disrupt normal life, scare people'
"The attack was an attempt to disrupt normal life and create scare among the people," a senior police officer said.
Last month Jammu and Kashmir police had busted a Jaish-e-Mohammed module in Srinagar and arrested five operatives who were involved in multiple grenade attacks. A large cache of arms and ammunition was also recovered from them.
According to Kashmir Zone Police, two civilians & two security force personnel sustained injuries. Initial reports suggest that two jawans and two civilians have been injured.