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Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) of police and two traffic cop were injured in a grenade blast near Zero Bridge in Rajbagh area of Srinagar city in Central Kashmir on Thursday afternoon.

Reports reaching GNS said that suspected militants lobbed a grenade on police party near Zero Bridge in Rajbagh.

In the blast, three policemen including an ASI of police and two traffic policemen sustained splinter injuries and were evacuated to SMHS hospital for treatment.

The injured has been identified as Sanullah (ASI of police) and traffic policemen Haris and Mohd Iqbal.

SSP Srinagar Imtiaz Ismail Parray confirmed the attack and subsequent injuries to the ASI and two traffic cops.

Soon after the attack, the government forces cordoned off the area and launched a hunt to nab the attackers.