AmirKadal Grenade Attack: Police working hard to smash grenade throwing module: IGP Kashmir
Elderly man killed; Lady Doctor, cop among 24 injured
Srinagar, March 06: Police on Sunday said that the person involved in throwing grenade at busy Amira Kadal in which one person was killed and twenty four others including a cop were injured will be arrested soon.
” We are working hard to identify and this militant- criminal and will smash this module also,” Inspector General of Police Kashmir Vijay Kumar told GNS.
Police said while an elderly man was killed, twenty four persons were injured and one of them a young girl is critical and is battling for life at SMHS hospital here. Rest of the injured including a police are out of danger, the police said in a statement to GNS.
” A grenade attack took place in the market near Amira kadal bridge at around 4:20 PM,”, police said, adding, ” In this incident, one old man from Makhdhoom Sahib Nowhatta has succumbed to injuries while one girl is critically injured and is battling for life.
Also, 24 other persons including 23 civilians & 1 policeman have received splinter injuries but are out of danger,”.
“In light of this act of grenade throwing in the busy Sunday market near Amira Kadal bridge, the police urged all civilians are requested to be vigilant and report”any suspected activity to thwart the nefarious designs of (militants)”.
“Efforts are underway to nab the culprits behind the attack,” the police added.
Meanwhile police identified the deceased person as Mohd Aslam Makdhoomi of Makdhoom Sahib Nowhatta.
The injured have been idenfied as Jan Mohd (22), Mehraj u Din (55) of Soitang, Nimba Abass (15) of Kulgam, Gh Mohd (55) of Baghi Mahtab, Riyaz Ahmad (40) of Mehjoornagar, Ayaz Rashid(45) of Dargah, Dilshada (32) of Balhama, Shazia(36) of Bohrikadal, Najma(29) of Rawalpora Age 29, Suhani(16) of Kulgam Age 16, Kausar(40) of Bemina, Farhana(28) of Dargah, Rafiya(19) of Dargah, .Aatira(23) Jan of Kupwara, Aatif(24) Son of Gh Mohd Haroon of Mehjoornagar,
Dr Shazia (26)daughter of Altaf Hussain Lone of Bandipora, Zoya(11) daughter of Mohd Umer Lankhoora of Nowhata,
Ulfat (22) of Kupwara Badarwan, Fiza(14) of Pampore, Danish(17) of Vilgam Kupwara , Nazir Ahmad(60) Sariabala,
Parveenaof Batmaloo, Kaisar(27) of Kupwara.(GNS)