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Jammu and Kashmir: Three civilians injured in a grenade attack at Singhpora, Pattan in Baramulla. They have been shifted to...

CRPF has stepped up security checks at check-points in the valley. The security personnel are scanning vehicles, a day after the grenade attack at Lal Chowk in Srinagar.

One person was killed while 18 others including 15 civilians and three Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) personnel were injured in a grenade attack at a market on MA Road here Monday.

Police said that they had arrested a local terrorist two days ago from Sopore, who too was tasked to throw grenades in busy markets and petrol pumps as the "return of normalcy and opening shops are unnerving the terrorists and their handlers across in Pakistan."

On October 26, six security personnel were injured after an attack was launched on them in Kakasarai area of Karan Nagar in Srinagar.

Six civilians were injured in a grenade attack near a bus stand in Sopore in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district on Monday, police said.

The shops in the market were shut but a few vendors had set up stalls in the area, he said.Police are at the spot and search operation is underway.

Speaking about the attack, AK Goyal, DIG South Kashmir said, "Terrorists lobbed a grenade at around 10:30 am today, in Lal Chowk area of Anantnag. Ten persons were injured and one of them is a traffic police constable."

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.

Jammu and Kashmir police said the person who threw grenade has been arrested. According to police, he is a Hizbul Mujahideen operative and had reached Jammu from Kulgam this morning.