- Man killed in firing in Srinagar, another injured in second incident
- Grenade thrown at CRPF bunker in Anantnag, no one hurt, say cops
- Security has been tightened in Srinagar and other parts of Kashmir
Three separate terrorist attacks were reported in Kashmir on Saturday with a man shot dead and another injured in Srinagar city today, the police said. In a third strike, a grenade was thrown at a bunker of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in Anantnag but no one was hurt.
Terrorists fired at Majid Ahmad Gojri at the Kara Nagar area around 5:50 pm. He was critically injured and shifted to the hospital where doctors declared him brought dead.
Soon after the incident, the police and security cordoned off the area. Extra forces were posted in all areas of the city and checking at various points was intensified.
However, at about 8 pm, another man was targeted at the Batmaloo neighbourhood.
Officials said Mohammad Shafi Dar was shot at and injured. The police said Mr Dar has received critical gunshot wounds and has been shifted to the hospital for treatment.
In both incidents, the police said they have launched an investigation to track down the attackers.
In Anantnag, terrorists threw a grenade at a bunker of the 40 Battalion of the CRPF at KP Road in the south Kashmir district at 6:50 pm, a police official said.
He said the grenade missed the target and exploded nearby without causing any damage.