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Civilian injured in grenade attack in Srinagar

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Srinagar: A civilian was injured here on Sunday when a grenade was hurled towards a CRPF bunker and it exploded on the roadside, officials said.

The incident occurred in the Hawal area, they said.

At about 7:45 pm, “terrorists hurled a grenade towards a bunker of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF 28Bn) near Mirza Kamil Chowk which exploded on the roadside,” officials said.

A civilian identified as Sameer Ahmed Malla, son of Manzoor Ahmad Malla,  a resident of Habak, sustained minor injuries in the blast, the officials said.

He was shifted to a hospital for treatment, they said.