Srinagar: One civilian was killed and over a dozen others injured on Monday when militants hurled a grenade on the busy Amira Kadal close to metropolis centre Lal Chowk right here in Kashmir Valley, police sources stated.
Militants hurled the grenade on the market space per week after 15 civilians have been injured in an identical terror assault in Sopore city of north Kashmir. The assault got here on a day when regular life had began to get again to regular after a hiatus of practically three months following the abrogation of Article 370 on August 6.
“The injured, most of them civilians, have been shifted to hospital for treatment as the area has been cordoned off for searches,” police stated. Footage on tv confirmed a big safety presence because the place was being sanitised.
Monday’s militants assault got here when markets have been open and site visitors was shifting usually within the civil traces space of the Srinagar metropolis.
After practically three months public transport was additionally seen within the Civil Strains and the Srinagar metropolis outskirts.
Public transport in these areas had remained suspended for practically 90 days.