Six security men injured in Anantnag grenade explosion

Srinagar: Six security men were injured on Saturday in a grenade explosion in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district, police said.

According to the police, security forces were withdrawing after a search operation in Hassanpura village of Arwani area when militants hiding in a crowd of people hurled a grenade injuring six security men.

“The injured include six Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers and a local policeman.

“The injured were shifted to hospital for treatment. After first aid, the injured security personnel were discharged from the hospital,” said a police official.