5 Hurt In Militant Attack In Anantnag

29/07/2015 2:53 PM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:25 AM IST
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Indian soldier from Rapid Action Force (RAF) stand guard during a protest in Srinagar on August 17, 2010. Stone-hurling protesters fought police Tuesday after the death of a young man injured in a clash with security forces in restive Indian Kashmir, police said. The latest death brought to 58 the number of protesters and bystanders killed in two months of violent protests in the mainly Muslim region, most of them young men or teenagers shot dead by security forces. The man had been injured in southern Anantnag town Friday and died in hospital Tuesday, police said. The man had been injured in southern Anantnag town Friday and died in hospital Tuesday, police said.AFP PHOTO/Tauseef MUSTAFA (Photo credit should read TAUSEEF MUSTAFA/AFP/Getty Images)

SRINAGAR -- Three CRPF jawans and two civilians were injured in a grenade attack by militants in Anantnag district of south Kashmir today, police said.

Militants lobbed a grenade on a CRPF party in Qazi Bagh area near K P Road Anantnag, leaving five persons injured.

The injured have been rushed to a hospital, the police said, adding the area has been cordoned off and a hunt has been launched to nab the militants.

Police sources told NDTV that unknown militants lobbed the grenade towards a Central Reserve Police Force vehicle at KP Road.

On July 25, a similar grenade attack in the area killed one person and and injured five others, the report said.

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