Eight civilians were injured in a grenade blast in Pulwama district of south Kashmir on Tuesday.
A police officer told GNS that the suspected militants hurled a grenade towards police station Pulwama which exploded on the roadside.
In the explosion, eight pedestrians were injured and were immediately evacuated to a nearby hospital for treatment. Among the injured, two critically wounded were referred to Srinagar hospital for specialized treatment.
Following the blast, the government forces launched a hunt to nab the attackers. (GNS)