Seven civilians hurt in grenade attack in J&K

Seven civilians, including a woman, were injured on Saturday as suspected militants threw a grenade on a road aiming to target a vehicle of security forces in Anantnag town, about 55 kms from here.

Srinagar: Seven civilians, including a woman, were injured on Saturday as suspected militants threw a grenade on a road aiming to target a vehicle of security forces in Anantnag town, about 55 kms from here.

The grenade thrown by the militants missed the intended target and exploded on the roadside, injuring a woman and six other civilians, police said.

The injured have been rushed to the local district hospital for treatment, police added.

A hunt has been launched to nab the militants involved in the attack, police said.

No militant outfit has claimed responsbility for the incident.

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