Blast in Srinagar Occupied Kashmir reported

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Blast in Srinagar Occupied Kashmir reported

SRINAGAR - Blast in Srinagar Occupied Kashmir reported by Indian media.

Eight people were injured in the grenade attack in Occupied Jammu and Kashmir’s Srinagar on Saturday, police officials said.

This is the third incident of its kind in Kashmir valley since the state’s special status was revoked in Parliament and restrictions imposed on the movement of people on August 5.

Officials said that militants lobbed a grenade in Hari Singh High Street which exploded on the roadside, a few hundred metres from Lal Chowk. The place is also close to the civil secretariat and the state assembly. As shops remain shut these days owing to the shutdown, the area is full of cart vendors selling fruits and second-hand clothes.

“Seven people have been injured,” said deputy inspector general of police (DIG), Central Kashmir, Vidhi Kumar Birdhi, Hindustan Times has reported.