Grenade blast targeting a beauty parlour leaves two girls injured

Pulwama: Two girls sustained minor injuries after unknown persons lobbed a grenade in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Thursday, police sources said. The attack was carried out targeting a beauty parlour in the area.

Police sources said that the two girls sustained minor splinter injuries in the attack in Rajpora Chowk of Pulwama town.

Suspected militants lobbed a grenade on a Beauty Parlour in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district that exploded with a bang damaging the front portion of the parlour.

    The Parlour is situated at the busy Rajpora Chowk in the district. Police sources informed that the grenade exploded outside the parlour. They said at the time of explosion few visitors were present in the parlour who escaped unhurt, however, two girl’s suffered minor injuries.

     Witnesses said that shortly after the incident, government forces rushed to spot to take stock of the situation, however, group of youth hurled stones on them, leading to clashes.

     The clashes disrupted normal life in Rajpora Chowk. Forces used tear-smoke shells to disperse the rock hurling youth. The shopkeepers in the area lowered their shutters while life remained normal in other parts of the district.

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