Nowhatta grenade attack; Policeman dies, 12 personnel injured

Nowhatta grenade attack; Policeman dies, 12 personnel injured

Srinagar: One Police Constable died while 11 other personnel sustained injuries after suspected militants hurled a grenade on a forces party in Nowhatta area of down town Srinagar Sunday evening.
A police official while confirming to Kashmir Reader the killing of a policeman said, “Constable Shamim Ahmad was killed in the grenade attack which took place in the down town area of Srinagar.” He added that eight other policemen were injured in the attack.
Sources said that Shamim along with other injured policemen was rushed to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. Other cops are being treated, they added.
CRPF PRO Bhavesh Chaudhary told Kashmir Reader that three CRPF soldiers sustained injuries in the grenade attack which took place in the evening. “Some policemen also were injured in the attack,” Chaudhary added.

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