‘Police bust module involved in grenade attacks in Srinagar’

‘Police bust module involved in grenade attacks in Srinagar’
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Srinagar, Jun 4: Jammu and Kashmir police Director General (DG) Dr S P Vaid on Monday said police has busted a module involved in recent grenade attacks in Srinagar.
These attacks were carried out by the militants to disrupt the non-initiation of combat operations against militants announced by the centre during the month of Ramadhan, Dr Vaid said after grenade attack in Shopian Monday afternoon.
He said police has busted a module and arrested two to three persons who have confessed that they are involved in the grenade attacks in Srinagar. We have got leads and going to arrest the militants, he said.
About the claim by Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) that the outfit was responsible for these attacks, Dr Vaid said it is not clear yet. We are on the job and it will be verified, he added.
Dr Vaid refused to comment on the statement of Minister of State (MoS) Home Affairs Hansraj Ahir that Ramadhan ceasefire could be reviewed. It is the centre and state government who have to take the decision, he said adding However, Union Minister Rajnath Singh is visiting the state.
About ten grenade attacks by militants took place in the Kashmir valley, including three in Srinagar, during the past four days.