J&K: 10 injured in grenade attack in Anantnag

DN Bureau

At least 10 people were injured in a grenade attack by terrorists outside Deputy Commissioner's office in Anantnag district of south Kashmir on Saturday.

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Srinagar: At least 10 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.

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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He said the grenade missed the intended target and exploded on the roadside, causing splinter injuries to eight pedestrians, a policeman and a local journalist.

The injured were admitted to a hospital.

The attack sparked panic among people in the town.

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The area has been cordoned off by security forces and a hunt has been launched to nab the terrorists behind the attack, the official said.

No outfit has so far claimed responsibility for the attack. (PTI)

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