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India: Grenade attack leaves 11 wounded in Srinagar February 10

Suspected militants throw grenade at police outpost in Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir region) on February 10; at least 11 people wounded

10 Feb 06:04 PM UTC
TIMEFRAME expected from 2/10/2019, 12:00 AM until 2/13/2019, 11:59 PM (Asia/Kolkata). COUNTRY/REGION India

Event

Suspected militants threw a grenade at a police outpost in the Lal Chowk area of Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir region) on Sunday, February 10. According to local sources, at least 11 people, including seven police officers and four civilians, were wounded in the attack. Similar militant attacks targeting security forces are possible in Kashmir over the near term.

Context

Insurgents have been fighting Indian rule in Kashmir since 1989. Some 70,000 people have died and many more have been injured in related violence, uprisings, and military crackdowns. Recently, the Indian government has conducted several security operations in the region amid rising tensions and sporadic violence.

Advice

Individuals in the affected area are advised to monitor developments to the situation, vigilant for militant activity, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities and their home governments. As a reminder, some Western governments advise their citizens against travel to parts of Kashmir, notably including areas along the Line of Control (LoC), due to the significant risk of violence.

 

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