Photos: Five injured in Srinagar grenade attack ahead of R-Day

Srinagar: A day before 26 January, suspected militants lobbed a grenade on a police vehicle at Hari Singh High Street in Lal Chowk Srinagar, on Tuesday evening, leaving several persons injured and many shops damaged.

The injured persons have been identified as Asmat, a resident of Charari Sharief Budgam, Tanveera wife of Mohammad Shafi Bhat, resident of Chattabal Srinagar, Mohammad Shafi Bhat son of Ghulam Mohammad, resident of Chattabal Srinagar, and Insp. Tanveer Hussian, a resident of Budgam presently posted at ACB Srinagar and fifth one as Nusrat wife of Dr. Tanzeem, a resident of Nawa Bazar Srinagar.

Immediately after cordoning off the area, police and security forces started to search all the pedestrians who were moving on the busy street.

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It is pertinent to mention that the area is just a few kilometers away from Sher-e-Kashmir Cricket Stadium which is the venue for the 26 January function.

Several shops were damaged after suspected militants lobbed a grenade at a police vehicle in Lal Chowk, Srinagar, Tuesday, Jan 25, 2022. (Photo: Muzamil Bhat/Siasat.com)
Security forces trying to fix the vehicle which was damaged after suspected militants lobbed a grenade over it. Srinagar, Tuesday, Jan 25, 2022. (Photo: Muzamil Bhat/Siasat.com)
Security forces trying to fix the vehicle which was damaged after suspected militants lobbed a grenade over it. Srinagar, Tuesday, Jan 25, 2022. (Photo: Muzamil Bhat/Siasat.com)
Security forces remain alert around the spot where suspected militants lobbed a grenade towards a police vehicle in Lal Chowk, Srinagar, Tuesday, Jan 25, 2022. (Photo: Muzamil Bhat/Siasat.com)
Security forces remain alert around the spot where suspected militants lobbed a grenade towards a police vehicle in Lal Chowk, Srinagar, Tuesday, Jan 25, 2022. (Photo: Muzamil Bhat/Siasat.com)
Security forces remain alert around the spot where suspected militants lobbed a grenade towards a police vehicle in Lal Chowk, Srinagar, Tuesday, Jan 25, 2022. (Photo: Muzamil Bhat/Siasat.com)
Police taking away a Rakshak vehicle which was received damaged due to a grenade attack. Srinagar, Tuesday, Jan 25, 2022. (Photo: Muzamil Bhat/Siasat.com)
A large number of troops deployed near the attack site in Lal Chowk Srinagar, Tuesday, Jan 25, 2022. (Photo: Muzamil Bhat/Siasat.com)
A large number of troops deployed near the attack site in Lal Chowk Srinagar, Tuesday, Jan 25, 2022. (Photo: Muzamil Bhat/Siasat.com)

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