Grenade attack in Srinagar attempt to panic people, says CRPF IG

Srinagar

Soon after the grenade attack in Lal Chowk area, CRPF Inspector General (IG) Ravideep Singh Sahi on Sunday said people responsible for the attack are trying to create apprehension among locals so that normalcy does not return, reported newsagency ANI.

Police and CRPF men near the site of blast in Lal Chowk area in which two CRPF men and two civilians’ sustained injuries on Sunday, February 2, 2020. KL Image by Bilal Bahadur

“This is an incident of grenade throwing during the busy Sunday market. Two CRPF personnel and two civilians sustained minor injuries. Those who threw the grenade want to panic locals so that normalcy does not return,” ANI quoted Sahi as saying.

Earlier in the day, four people including two CRPF personnel sustained splinter injuries in the blast.

The injured have been rushed to a nearby hospital.

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