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Civilian injured in Srinagar grenade explosion

The security forces claimed to have nabbed a terrorist belonging to the Hizbul Mujahideen outfit in South Kashmir.

SNS | Jammu |

A massive security arrangement in view of the Republic Day, has failed to check the entry of terrorist elements in Jammu and Kashmir who have struck again in the form of a grenade explosion in the heart of Srinagar city on Sunday.

A civilian sustained injury when the terrorists exploded a grenade in the congested Eidgah locality in Srinagar.

According to police, a 32 year old Ajaz Ahmed Deva received splinter injuries and was rushed to hospital. His condition is stable.

Security forces have launched a search operation to nab the terrorists involved in the explosion.

Meanwhile, the South Kashmir’s Shopian Police and Army claimed to have arrested a terrorist belonging to the Hizbul Mujahideen outfit. Identified as Nasir Ahmed Sher Gojri alias Qasim Bhai, the resident of Hom-Huna Nagbal, was allegedly involved in several cases of terrorist attacks. Investigation is going on to unearth the entire terror network.