One Cop Killed, Eleven Injured in Grenade Attack in Old Srinagar

Security forces had killed five Hizbul Mujahideen militants, one of whom was a professor.  
  • Hours after PM Modi’s pitch for peace in Udhampur on Sunday, one CRPF personell was killed and 8 others injured in a grenade attack by militants in Nowhatta area of old Srinagar.
  • Militants hurled the grenade on a police party next to Ganjbaksh Park in Nowhatta area of the city at around 7:00 PM when the cops were withdrawing from there after day-long law and order duty, a police official said.
  • Fourteen policemen were injured in the grenade blast. The injured cops were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.
  • The official said miscreants had engaged the cops by pelting stones on them in the same area.