Trooper, civilian injured after grenade attack in Anantnag

Grenade Attack
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ANANTNAG — A para-military trooper and a civilian sustained injuries after militants lobbed a grenade towards a check post in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district.

Official sources said that after lobbing a grenade, militants fired some shots towards para-military forces personnel of 96 Battalion D-Company. The troopers also retaliated, forcing militants to flee from the spot.

A trooper sustained splinter injuries in the grenade attack and was shifted to hospital where his condition is stated to be stable. The condition of the injured civilian is also stable.

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The incident occurred at Achabal area of the district.

A search operation was underway after the attack took place.

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