Grenade attack on CRPF personnel in Srinagar

At least four CRPF personnel were injured in a grenade attack by militants near a police station in downtown Srinagar on Sunday.

Updated: Mar 14, 2010, 18:06 PM IST

Srinagar: At least four CRPF personnel were
injured in a grenade attack by militants near a police station
in downtown Srinagar on Sunday.

Unidentified militants hurled a grenade towards a group
of CRPF personnel at Pather Masjid near Maharaj Gunj Police
Station around 3.15 PM, injuring four jawans, official sources
said.

They said the injured jawans were shifted to hospital,
where condition of one of them was stated to be "critical".

A manhunt has been launched for the militants involved
in the grenade attack, which sparked panic in the old city
with people running helter-skelter after the blast.

No militant outfit has so far claimed responsibility
for the incident.

PTI