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4 civilians among 11 injured in Lal Chowk grenade attack

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Lal Chowk in the aftermath of grenade attack. Photo/Javed Khan

Srinagar, Feb 10: Four civilians and seven government forces’ personnel, were injured in a grenade attack carried out by militants at Lal Chowk area here on Sunday evening.

The militants hurled the grenade at the security personnel near Palladium Cinema at Lal Chowk around 6.45 pm, resulting in injuries to 11 people, a police spokesperson said.

"Four policemen, three CRPF personnel and four civilians were injured in the attack," he said.

The wounded include two women, he added. The injured civilians were identified as Humaira of Harwan, Abdul Qayoom of Mandibal Nowshehra, Taliba Gulshan of Dalgate and Shadab Shah of Nishat.

The injured persons were taken to a hospital, where their condition was stated to be stable, the police spokesperson said.

Police have registered a case in this regard and an investigation is underway, he said.

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