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14 injured in grenade attack in Anantnag, J&K

The terrorists hurled a grenade on a security patrol outside the heavily guarded DC office complex in Anantnag town around 11 am.

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SRINAGAR, India (Lutyen’s Post) – Jammu and Kashmir continues to be in headlines as a horrific grenade attack on Saturday in of Anantnag injured 10 people, including a traffic cop and a journalist. Some people in Kashmir have been protesting since India abrogated section 370 on Aug. 5 and instated curfew, shutting off phone networks and imposing like restrictions in some areas to curb resitant or terrorists attacks.
The restrictions have been slowly relaxed, but mobile and internet communications in the Kashmir valley are largely still blocked.

The terrorists hurled a grenade on a security patrol outside the heavily guarded DC office complex in Anantnag town around 11 am.

He said the grenade missed the intended target and exploded on the roadside, causing splinter injuries to 14 persons, including a traffic policeman and a local journalist.
All the injured were admitted to a hospital and 13 of them were discharged after treatment. One person was still in hospital but he was stated to be out of danger. The blast sparked panic among people in the town.



He said the grenade missed the intended target and exploded on the roadside, causing splinter injuries to 14 persons, including a traffic policeman and a local journalist.
All the injured were admitted to a hospital and 13 of them were discharged after treatment. One person was still in hospital but he was stated to be out of danger. The blast sparked panic among people in the town.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government says the scrapping of Jammu and Kashmir state’s special status was necessary to integrate it fully into the rest of India and spur development.Critics say the decision to revoke autonomy will fuel further alienation and armed resistance. More than 40,000 people have been killed in an insurgency in the Indian part of Kashmir since 1989.

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