Suspected militants on Friday carried out three grenade attacks in Jammu and Kashmir’s Srinagar, Anantnag and Pulwama districts, including at the residence of Peoples Democratic Party MLA Mushtaq Shah. Six people were injured in the attacks.
The suspected militants lobbed a grenade at Shah’s home in Pulwama’s Tral area, reported The Kashmir Monitor. It exploded in the lawn and no one was injured, an unidentified police officer told PTI, adding that Shah was not home at the time of the attack.
Four Central Reserve Police Force troopers and a police officer were injured after a grenade was hurled at their vehicle in Anantnag district’s Khanabal area.
A civilian, Abdul Rasheed, sustained minor injuries in the explosion. The injured were taken to a hospital. The police said the injured were in a stable condition. The whole area has been cordoned off to search for the attackers, reported Greater Kashmir.
In Srinagar, the suspected militants targeted security forces on Hari Singh High street with a grenade in the evening, PTI quoted an unidentified police official as saying.