Grenade blast in Srinagar injures 7 civilians, 1 jawan; BJP blames Pakistan
Just few days ahead of the polling in Srinagar for Assembly election, terrorists have hurled at grenade at a CRPF bunker at Lal Chowk here injuring four civilians.
Srinagar: Just few weeks ahead of the polling in Srinagar for Assembly Election, terrorists have hurled at grenade at a CRPF bunker at Lal Chowk here injuring seven civilians and a jawan.
It is being reported that a child is among those who are injured in the grenade blast. However, no casualities have been reported in the attack. DSP Lal Chowk, Faisal Qayum said that the area has been cordoned off and search is going on to nab the attackers.
The injured have been rushed to a nearby hospital for treatment.
BJP blamed Pakistan for the terror attack and said that it is a desperate attempt by Pakistan agents to stall democracy. Party spokesperson Sambit Patra said, "It seems a high voting turnover in Jammu and Kashmir has left the morale of the terrorists very low."
It seems a high Voting Turnover in J&K has left the morale of the terrorists very low ..desperate attempts by Pak agents to Stall Democracy!
— Sambit Patra (@sambitswaraj) November 29, 2014
Srinagar is due to go on polls on December 14 for the ongoing Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir.