Civilian killed, three injured in grenade attack by militants in Srinagar

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Srinagar, Jun 26 (PTI) A civilian was killed and three others, including a woman, sustained injuries when militants lobbed a grenade at security forces in the Barbarshah area of the city on Saturday, police said.

Militants hurled a grenade towards a joint party of the CRPF and the J-K Police at Barbarshah falling under Kralkhud police station around 6 pm, a police official said.

He said the grenade exploded on the roadside, resulting in injuries to four civilians, including a woman.

One of the injured -- identified as Mudasir Ahmad -- succumbed at a hospital later, the official said.

The area has been cordoned off by security forces and a manhunt launched for the assailants but no arrests were made, he said. PTI MIJ AQS AQS

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