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Six cops injured in IED explosion

At least six policemen were injured on Wednesday when militants triggered an IED explosion near a police station in Sopore in Baramulla district in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said.

india Updated: Jul 06, 2011 10:53 IST

At least six policemen were injured on Wednesday when militants triggered an IED explosion near a police station in Sopore in Baramulla district in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said.

Militants fired a rifle grenade at around 9.05am, which landed and exploded in the police station premises, the officials said.

As the policemen came out, the ultras triggered an IED planted on a scooter parked near the police station.

Six policemen were injured in the IED explosion, the officials said, adding that the condition of four of them is stated to be critical.

Security forces have cordoned off the area and launched search operations but no arrests have been made so far, the officials said.