11 INJURED IN TERROR ATTACK
Eleven people, including four policemen and three Central Reserve Police Force personnel, were injured in a grenade attack by alleged militants in the heart of Srinagar on Sunday evening.
“Police attended the terror crime spot and found that four cops, three CRPF personnel and four civilians were injured in the terror attack,” police spokesperson Manoj Kumar said.
The injured civilians, including two women, have been shifted to hospitals, said Kumar. venture near the encounter zone and requested them to cooperate with the police until the area was completely sanitised and cleared of all explosive materials.
Separatist leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq tweeted, “Deeply saddened by the martyrdom of 5 young boys in #Kulgam as the tyranny of #Operationallout, #CASO (cordon and search operations) continues against the people of #Southkashmir, pelleted injured and blinded even in such harsh winter by the brutal and ruthless Indian state.”
Kashmir witnessed 10 gunfights between militants and security forces in 2019.
The operations have led to the killing of 25 militants, while a policeman too was killed in a militant attack.