Srinagar: Three persons including a army trooper were injured in a grenade blast during cordon and search operation in Athlan Gadole area of Kokernag in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district, officials said on Thursday.

A top police officer told GNS that last night a search party of security forces launched a cordon and search operation Athlan Gadole village. As the joint team of security forces started searches, a grenade was lobbed on them by the hiding militants.

In this incident, two civilians and an army jawan received minor splinter injuries. All of them were immediately shifted to a nearby hospital and their condition is stated by doctors to be stable, he said. More details shall follow.(GNS)

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