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Civilian killed, 10 injured in grenade explosion in J-K’s Anantnag

india Updated: Sep 12, 2016 22:04 IST

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File photo of a policeman running amid tear gas smoke during a protest in Srinagar, J-K. A civilian was killed in when militants hurled a grenade in the state’s Anantnag on Sep 12, 2016, (Reuters)

Militants hurled a grenade at a police post in Anantnag district on Monday evening, killing a civilian and injuring 10 people including three policemen.

Police said the militants hurled a grenade at the police post in Sherbagh area, nearly 55 km from Srinagar, at a time when people were busy doing last-minute shopping for Eid on Tuesday.

The grenade exploded on a road injuring 10 people, including Bilal Ahmed, who later succumbed to his injuries in a hospital, police said.

Out of the 10 injured, three policemen were critical and had been rushed to the Army hospital here. Two injured civilians were also moved to a hospital in Srinagar.