2 civilians injured in grenade attack in south Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Two civilians were injured on Thursday in a grenade attack by suspected militants in south Kashmir district of Anantnag.
Suspected militants hurled a grenade at a joint part of CRPF and police deployed near Police Station Awantipora this evening.
However, the grenade missed the target and exploded at a distance from the patrolling party, resulting in minor injuries to two civilians. ”The injured were immediately rushed to a hospital,” the sources said.
The militants managed to escape due to chaos created due to the explosion. “Additional security forces have been rushed to the area and a search operation has been launched to nab the attackers,” they said. (AGENCIES)