Cop, four others injured in grenade blast in J&K

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 4, 2013 - 13:50

Srinagar: A police head constable was among five persons who were injured Tuesday when militants hurled a grenade at army vehicles near Deputy Commissioner`s office in Anantnag district of south Kashmir, police said.

Militants lobbed the grenade at two stationary army vehicles near Khanabal Chowk in Anantnag town this afternoon, the police said.

The grenade exploded after hitting one of the army vehicle, injuring four civilians and the police head constable, they said.

The army vehicle was damaged in the blast, the police said.
Security forces have cordoned off the area which houses several government offices, including Deputy Commissioner`s office.
No militant outfit has claimed responsibility for the attack so far.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, June 4, 2013 - 13:50

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