2022 Srinagar bombing

On March 6, 2022, a militant threw a grenade at a marketplace in Srinagar, Indian-administered Jammu and Kashmir, injuring twenty-four people and killing two.

2022 Srinagar bombing
Part of the Kashmir conflict
LocationSrinagar, Indian-administered Jammu and Kashmir
DateMarch 6, 2022 (10 months ago)
WeaponGrenade
Deaths2
Injured24

The attack occurred at a market in Hari Singh High Street near the Amira Kadal bridge at around 4:20 P.M.[1] The street was very busy and a large number of people were in the marketplace when the bombing struck.[2] The terrorist threw a grenade at security forces, injuring dozens of people, including at least one policeman.[3]

Later that day, 60-year old Muhammad Aslam Makdhoomi from Nowhatta succumbed to his injuries.[4] 19-year old Rafiya Jan died the following day.[5]

The bombing received widespread condemnation in India, including from Manoj Sinha, Farooq and Omar Abdullah, Mehbooba Mufti, the Jammu Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee, the Bharatiya Janata Party, and many more.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "11 injured as terrorists hurl grenade at security forces in J&K's Srinagar". The Economic Times. Archived from the original on 2022-03-06. Retrieved 2022-03-18.
  2. ^ "1 Dead, Over 20 Hurt in Grenade Attack in Kashmir Market". Associated Press via US News. March 6, 2022. Archived from the original on March 18, 2022. Retrieved March 18, 2022.
  3. ^ Ashiq, Peerzada (2022-03-06). "Civilian killed, 23 injured in Srinagar grenade explosion". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Archived from the original on 2022-03-12. Retrieved 2022-03-18.
  4. ^ "Girl injured in Srinagar grenade attack succumbs, death toll rises to 2". The New Indian Express. Archived from the original on 2022-03-09. Retrieved 2022-03-18.
  5. ^ Fareed, Rifat. "Kashmir family mourns killing of teenage daughter in bomb attack". www.aljazeera.com. Archived from the original on 2022-03-13. Retrieved 2022-03-18.
  6. ^ "One killed, 34 injured as terrorists hurl grenade at security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar". The New Indian Express. Archived from the original on 2022-03-11. Retrieved 2022-03-18.