Pattan: Six civilians including a woman were injured in a grenade blast in the main market in Singhpora Pattan area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Wednesday morning.

Official sources said that grenade hurled by suspected militants in Singhpora’s main market resulted in injuries to six civilians identified as Ghulam Mohammad Parray son of Mohammad Ramzan Parray, Gulzar Ahmad Khan son Ghulam Mohiuddin, Manzoor Ahmad Bhat son of Ghulam Mohammad Bhat, Zubair Ahmad Dar son of Ashiq Dar—all residents of Singhpora, Tabasum Banoo daughter of Abdul Rehman Bhat, a resident of Doodipora Handwara and Farman Ali of Uttar Pradesh.

Officials said that injured persons were later shifted to a nearby hospital for treatment.

Meanwhile, a search operation has been launched by a joint team of armed forces personnel including 29 RR, SOG and Central Reserve Police Force in the area to nab those behind the blast.

 

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