Three injured in Kashmir grenade attack

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Srinagar, March 26 (IANS) At least three people were injured in a grenade attack in Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Saturday.

“Militants hurled a grenade at a road opening party (ROP) of the army, and opened fire at them on Srinagar-Jammu highway in Bijbehara town,” a senior police official told IANS.

“Three people, including two army soldiers and a civilian, were injured in the explosion,” the official said.

The injured were rushed to a nearby hospital for treatment, the official added.

The area has been cordoned off for search operations.

Reports said that traffic on the otherwise busy Srinagar-Jammu highway has been suspended because of the explosion.

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