Srinagar Attack: ACB Inspector Among Four Injured, Search Operation Underway

SRINAGAR: At least four persons including Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) inspector and three civilians—two females and one male were injured in a grenade attack at Hari Singh High Street area of Srinagar on Tuesday afternoon.

Men stand in line for checking and frisking by forces in Srinagar on Tuesday, January 25, 2022. KL Image by Bilal Bahadur

Quoting official sources news agency KNO reported that unknown persons lobbed a grenade towards police and CRPF party in Hari Singh High Street area this afternoon.

They said that four persons were wounded in the attack.

They identified the injured as ACB Inspector Tanveer Hussain of Budgam, Tanveera, 38, wife of Muhammad Shafi Bhat of Chattabal, Muhammad Shafi Bhat, 43, son of Ghulam Muhammad of Chattabal  and Asmat, 40, wife of Zahoor Ahmad Hajam of Charar-e-Shareef

All the injured have been rushed to SMHS hospital here for treatment where their condition is stated to be stable.

The area has been cordoned and a search in the area is going on, an official said.

The police have registered a case in this regard under relevant sections of law.

Further investigation into the incident is underway.

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