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Within 24 Hours, Grenade Attack and Encounter in Srinagar, Kashmir

Police said, the militants threw the grenade at a police party in the city centre Lal Chowk.

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Three Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel, four Jammu and Kashmir police personnel and four civilians were injured in a grenade attack on CRPF party near Palladium lane at Lal Chowk, Srinagar, on the evening of Sunday, 10 February.

Police said the militants threw the grenade at a police party in the city centre Lal Chowk.

"The grenade exploded injuring the policeman and a woman. The injured have been shifted to hospital," a police officer said.

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The police officials have registered a case in this regard, reported ANI, adding that the officers are working to establish the full circumstances of the incident.

Officers have attended the spot where the attack took place and found that four cops, three CRPF personnel and four civilians were injured. The injured have been shifted to hospitals for treatment of their injuries, reported ANI.

Encounter in Kulgam Kills 10 Terrorists

In a separate incident, five militants were killed in an encounter with the government forces, even as a dozen protesters were wounded in ensuing clashes in Kellam area of South Kashmir's Kulgam district on Sunday, 10 February.

The five militants belonged to Hizbul Mujahideen and Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), police officials said.

He said five militants were killed in the encounter and weapons and warlike stores were recovered from the spot.

The slain militants were identified as Waseem Ahmad Rather, Aqib Nazir Mir, Parvaiz Ahmad Bhat, Idrees Ahmad Bhat and Zahid Ahmad Parray, the police official said.

"As per police records, it was a combined group of proscribed terror outfits HM and LeT and their (militants') exact affiliations are being ascertained. They were wanted by the law for their complicity in a series of terror crimes, including attacks on security establishments and civilian atrocities," a police spokesperson said.

Waseem, Aqib and Parvaiz were involved in killings of a civilian, Mohd Iqbal Kawa, and local Army jawan, Mukhtar Ahmad, he said.

He said this group of militants was also involved in various grenade attacks across Anantnag and Kulgam districts.

Police said, the militants threw the grenade at a police party in the city centre Lal Chowk.
The gun-battle broke out after militants opened fire on a search party of the security forces in Kulgam’s Kellam village this morning, a police official said.
(Photo: The Quint/Muneeb-ul-Islam)
Police said, the militants threw the grenade at a police party in the city centre Lal Chowk.
Waseem, Aqib and Parvaiz were involved in killings of a civilian, Mohd Iqbal Kawa, and local Army jawan, Mukhtar Ahmad, he said.
(Photo: The Quint/Muneeb-ul-Islam)
Police said, the militants threw the grenade at a police party in the city centre Lal Chowk.
This group of militants was also involved in various grenade attacks across Anantnag and Kulgam districts.
(Photo: The Quint/Muneeb-ul-Islam)
Police said, the militants threw the grenade at a police party in the city centre Lal Chowk.
The five militants belonged to Hizbul Mujahideen and Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), police officials said.
(Photo: The Quint/Muneeb-ul-Islam)
Police said, the militants threw the grenade at a police party in the city centre Lal Chowk.
As per police records, it was a combined group of proscribed terror outfits Hizbul Mujahideen and Lashkar-e-Taiba.
(Photo: The Quint/Muneeb-ul-Islam)
Police said, the militants threw the grenade at a police party in the city centre Lal Chowk.
A dozen protesters were wounded in ensuing clashes in Kellam area of South Kashmir’s Kulgam district.
(Photo: The Quint/Muneeb-ul-Islam)
Police said, the militants threw the grenade at a police party in the city centre Lal Chowk.
The militants were wanted by the law for their complicity in a series of terror crimes, including attacks on security establishments and civilian atrocities.
(Photo: The Quint/Muneeb-ul-Islam)

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