Teen injured in Srinagar grenade attack
SRINAGAR: A 17-year-old boy was injured after unidentified terrorists threw a grenade in the Kawdara area of Srinagar It is in the city center, a few meters from a CRPF camp, on Saturday. Two private vehicles were also damaged in the explosion.
This is the sixth such attack in Srinagar and the eighth in Valley since the nullification of Articles 370 and 35A on August 5, which paved the way for the reorganization of the state of into two Union Territories of J&K and.
Srinagar CRPF spokesperson Pankaj Singh said the security personnel were far from the site of the explosion and didn’t suffer any harm. “They (attackers) just want to create terror and are targeting common people. The blast caused some minor injuries and the injured boy was shifted to Srinagar’s Shri Maharaja Hari Singh (SMHS) hospital, ”he said.
The medical superintendent of SMHS, Dr. Nazir Choudhary, confirmed that a 17-year-old boy, Aazar, was admitted to the facility with splinter wounds. It is stable and has superficial lesions in the stomach, said Dr. Choudhary.
Shortly after the attack, the area was sealed for a few hours while security forces launched a massive persecution for the perpetrators.