J&K: Terrorists lob grenade outside Deputy Commissioner’s office in Anantnag; 10 injured

Notably, this is the second attack on security forces in the Valley since the Narendra Modi-led government has revoked special status of Jammu and Kashmir.

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New Delhi: At least ten people were injured in a grenade attack by terrorists outside Deputy Commissioner’s office in Anantnag district of south Kashmir on Saturday, a police official said.

Jammu and Kashmir police in a tweet said, “Terrorists lobbed a grenade in Anantnag. Four civilians are injured. The area is under cordon and search operation is going on.”

The terrorists hurled a grenade on a security patrol outside the heavily guarded complex in Anantnag town, 55 km from here, around 11 am, the official said.

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“Only minor injuries reported so far. Follow up action initiated”, police said.

Notably, this is the second attack on security forces in the Valley since the Narendra Modi-led government has revoked special status of Jammu and Kashmir.

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On September 28, militants hurled a grenade at the security forces at Nawa Kadal in the old Srinagar area. However, the grenade exploded without causing any damage.

More details in this regard are awaited.

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