SRINAGAR: A blast shook Ghanta Ghar area in Srinagar's famous Lal Chowk on Friday. The grenade attack by suspected militants took place near the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) deployment.
This is the second grenade attack in Srinagar in 24 hours.
Jammu and Kashmir: Blast at Ghanta Ghar Chowk in Srinagar. More details awaited. pic.twitter.com/fG6a1TRmMT
— ANI (@ANI) January 18, 2019
As per emerging reports, several shops and security vehicles have been damaged. However, no casualty has been reported yet.
Six people, including three policemen, were injured in a grenade explosion near Zero Bridge in Srinagar's Rajbagh here on Thursday. According to authorities militants hurled the grenade at a police party passing by the area.
The injured comprised an Assistant Sub-Inspector and two constables.
Earlier in the day, Jammu and Kashmir police held an individual carrying a grenade in Kupwara district on Friday.
The state police intercepted Mohd Aslam Beig at a checkpoint. One grenade and other incriminating materials were recovered from him, said the police. A case was registered.