11 in­jured in grenade at­tack in Sri­na­gar

Hindustan Times (Chandigarh) - - Region -

SRI­NA­GAR: Eleven people, in­clud­ing four po­lice­men and three Cen­tral Re­serve Po­lice Force (CRPF) per­son­nel, were in­jured in a grenade at­tack by sus­pected mil­i­tants in Sri­na­gar on Sun­day, po­lice said.

Po­lice spokesper­son Manoj Ku­mar said that they rushed to Pal­a­dium Cin­ema in Maisuma area of Lal Chowk fol­low­ing re­ports of a grenade at­tack by ter­ror­ists.sources said that an as­sis­tant sub-in­spec­tor and two con­sta­bles of 132 bat­tal­ion were among the three in­jured Cen­tral Re­serve Po­lice Force per­son­nel.

The in­jured civil­ians, in­clud­ing two women, were iden­ti­fied as Hu­maira, Tal­iba Gul­shan, Ab­dul Qay­oom and Shadab Shah.

The in­jured were shifted to the hospi­tal for treat­ment. “They are stated to be sta­ble,” the po­lice spokesper­son said.

A case in this re­gard was reg­is­tered and of­fi­cials are try­ing to es­tab­lish cir­cum­stances of the at­tack. Po­lice have re­quested people to as­sist them if they have any in­for­ma­tion that can help in the in­ves­ti­ga­tion. SRI­NA­GAR : Jammu and Kash­mir Po­lice on Sun­day or­dered an in­quiry into al­leged man­han­dling of a woman by po­lice dur­ing a raid to re­cover a ‘kid­napped’ girl in Shopian dis­trict.the in­quiry was or­dered af­ter a video, show­ing some po­lice­men ‘man­han­dling’ a woman in a vil­lage in Shopian on Satur­day night, went vi­ral on so­cial me­dia.

A po­lice spokesper­son clar­i­fied that the in­ci­dent hap­pened dur­ing an in­ves­ti­ga­tion of kid­nap­ping case of a mi­nor girl.

“The video is be­ing probed and an in­quiry is or­dered to ex­am­ine the con­duct of the po­lice­men,” the spokesper­son said.

He said, “Dur­ing in­ves­ti­ga­tion, a po­lice party went to the res­i­dence of the ac­cused per­sons for recovering the kid­napped girl. How­ever, on reach­ing there, the po­lice found two ac­cused—mohsin Khan and Saleem Khan in the house. “The fam­ily mem­bers of the ac­cused es­pe­cially women came for­ward and tried to block the po­lice­men on duty. Mean­while, one of the ac­cused man­aged to es­cape,” the spokesper­son said.

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