Panic near general bus stand in Srinagar after grenade attack

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Srinagar, Dec 25 (UNI) Panic gripped the people at the crowded general bus stand here when militants hurled a hand grenade on security forces this afternoon.

However, it did not explode, official sources said, adding the entire area was immediately sealed and hundreds of people, including shopkeepers, customers and passers-by evacuated to safer places.

Traffic from boths sides on the busy road was stopped and vehicles diverted.

Later, the Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) defused the live grenade without causing any damage.

UNI

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