Two grenade attacks in Srinagar, mobile communication again targeted
Unknown militants carried out two grenade attacks in Srinagar today . First attack was carried out on the two mobile phone showrooms at main Chowk karan nagar Srinagar . According to details a youth carrying grenades entered the showroom asked the employees to move out . After this twi grenades were hurled in the showrooms causing severe damage to the furniture and other belongings .” I was just passing by on the footpath and heard a loud sinus and people ran here and there said an eyewitness ” . Soon after the blast police and paramilitary forces reached the spot however no arrests could be made as the attackers managed to flee from the spot after the attack . Police were busy in investigating the attack , another blast took place about one kilometre away from the spot . This time the target was a mobile phone tower at shaheed Gung Srinagar . The twin attacks have created fear among the people associated with mobile phone communication . majority of the mobile phone franchises closed down their showrooms in the city due to scare. Although no militant outfit has claimed responsibility for the attacks , it is believed to be handiwork of less known militant outfit ” Laskar-e-Islam ” as the sane outfit has claimed responsibility of attacking mobile phone towers in north and central Kashmir in the recent past . Police have started investigations.