Kashmir

Assistant Sub-inspector of Police, Two Traffic Cops Wounded in Srinagar Grenade Attack

Srinagar, Jan 17: Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) of police and two traffic cop were injured in a grenade blast near Zero Bridge in Rajbagh area of Srinagar city in Central Kashmir on Thursday afternoon.

Reports reaching GNS said that suspected militants lobbed a grenade on police party near Zero Bridge in Rajbagh.

In the blast, three policemen including an ASI of police and two traffic policemen sustained splinter injuries and were evacuated to SMHS hospital for treatment.

The injured have been identified as Iqbal Singh (ASI of JKAP 14 Bn) and traffic policemen Haris Manzoor (SPO) and Sonaullah (Head Constable).

SSP Srinagar Imtiyaz Ismail Parray confirmed the attack and subsequent injuries to the ASI and two traffic cops.

Soon after the attack, the government forces cordoned off the area and launched a hunt to nab the attackers. (GNS)

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