One person died and three other civilians were injured in a grenade attack by terrorists at the Dewan Bagh area in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir on May 17, police said. The area has been cordoned off and a search operation has been initiated.
“Terrorists lobbed hand grenade inside a newly opened wine shop in Baramulla. Four employees got injured. One among them succumbed to his injuries. All are from Jammu division. Area cordoned and search started to nab culprits,” Kashmir Police tweeted.
The deceased has been identified as Ranjit Singh (52) from Rajouri. The injured persons identified as Goverdan Singh, Govind Singh, and Ravi Kumar, have been rushed to hospital.
A burqa-clad terrorist walked up to a newly-opened wine shop in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district, dropped a grenade inside through the porthole window, causing an explosion which killed one employee and left three others injured, police said. A police spokesman said the attacker was riding pillion on a bike that stopped near the wine shop at Dewan Bagh in Baramulla around 8.30 pm. “The pillion rider wearing a burqa walked to the window of the wine shop and dropped a grenade inside the shop through the porthole window and thereafter fled away on the bike from the spot,” he said.