A civilian was killed a 15 other injured in a grenade attack in Jammu and Kashmir’s capital city Srinagar on Monday. Latest media reports say that the grenade was lobbed at people in a market on Maulana Azad road in Srinagar, news agency ANI said. The attack took place at 1:20 pm in Hari Singh High Street market area. While one person died in the attack, 13 others were injured, two of them critically, police official were quoted as saying by PTI. Security forces have cordoned off the area.
This is second such attack in last 10 days. On October 28, at least 19 civilians were injured when terrorists lobbed a grenade at a bus stand in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore town. Of the six, one person is seriously injured and has been referred to a hospital in Srinagar. The others are undergoing treatment at a local hospital, officials said. Earlier, terrorists had hurled a grenade at a CRPF team, injuring six personnel, in the Karan Nagar area of Srinagar last week. Six personnel were injured in that attack.