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Jammu And Kashmir : Grenade Attack In Lal Chowk, 5 Hizbul Terrorists Gunned Down

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Eleven people, including seven security personnel, were injured in a grenade attack by terrorists at Lal Chowk area according to various media reports

The terrorists hurled the grenade at the security personnel near Palladium Cinema at Lal Chowk around 6.45 pm, resulting in injuries to 11 people, a police spokesperson said.

Meanwhile, in yet another success for the armed forces , as many as five reported terrorists belonging to Hizbul Mujahideen and Lashkar-e-Tayiba were killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam district , police said.

The gunbattle broke out after terrorists opened fire on a search party of the security forces in Kulgam’s Kellem village this morning, a police official said.

He said five terrorists were killed in the encounter and weapons and warlike stores were recovered from the spot.

The gunned-down terrorists were identified as Waseem Ahmad Rather, Aqib Nazir Mir, Parvaiz Ahmad Bhat, Idrees Ahmad Bhat and Zahid Ahmad Parray, the police official said.

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