Grenade lobbed at SSB camp in Srinagar, no casualty

A grenade was lobbed by suspected militants at a camp of paramilitary SSB in Bilal colony area.

Published: 27th September 2016 10:00 PM  |   Last Updated: 27th September 2016 10:00 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

SRINAGAR: A grenade was lobbed by suspected militants at a camp of paramilitary SSB in Bilal colony area here this evening but no one was injured.

Officials said the incident was reported around 7:30 PM when a grenade was hurled at the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) company location in the said area and it landed about 15 metres from the first sentry post.

"The grenade blast did not hit any personnel present in the post which is surrounded by the residential area. Police and SSB reinforcements have rushed to the spot from Soura," they said.

The camp lodges to the 47th battalion of the force deployed in the area for security duties, they said.

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