Two more grenade attacks in Srinagar, 2 injured

Srinagar, June 2 : Two more explosions rocked Jammu and Kashmir’s summer capital on Saturday as militants lobbed two grenades at two CRPF vehicles at different places in Srinagar, injuring two more people, police said.

Two persons including a trooper of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and a civilian were injured in a grenade attack in Budhshah Chowk when militants hurled a grenade at a CRPF vehicle on Saturday evening.

“A CRPF jawan and a pedestrian were injured in this attack. They have been shifted to hospital,” police said.

Minutes later, another grenade was lobbed at another CRPF vehicle in Magarmal Bagh in Srinagar. However, no casualties were reported.

Earlier, three CRPF troopers and three civilians were injured in a grenade attack in Fateh Kadal area of Srinagar.

Militant outfit Jaish-e-Mohammad has claimed the responsibility for the attacks in Fateh Kadal and Budshah Chowk.

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