Tral attack update: Another civilian succumbs, toll reaches 3

At least three civilians were killed and many injured including cops when suspected militants hurled a grenade on a police party in South Kashmir.

According to the reports, the attack took place near the General bus stand in Tral town of south Kashmir.

The civilian killed were identified as Gulam Nabi Parag, Mohd Iqbal Khan, and a woman Pinky Kour, all residents of Tral town of South Kashmir.

Meanwhile, government forces have cordoned off the area to nab the militants.

According to the reports, Public Works Department Minister Naeem Akhtar was in the town to inaugurate a project and he was the primary target of the attack. However, police said that he is safe and was taken to a safe location after the attack.

More details are awaited.

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