Grenade attack in J-K’s Sopore, four policemen injured
Suspected militants lobbed a grenade at a police station in Sopore.Updated: May 31, 2017 17:49 IST
Hindustan Times, Srinagar
At least four policemen were injured when suspected militants lobbed a grenade outside a police station in Sopore town in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Wednesday evening, officials said.
“A grenade blast occurred outside a police station in Sopore and four cops were injured,” said an official at the police control room in Sopore.
The identities of the injured were being ascertained, the official added.
J&K: Terrorists hurled grenade at a Police party near J&K Bank in Sopore. 4 Police personnel injured. pic.twitter.com/no6X5Ty7qP— ANI (@ANI_news) 31 May 2017
A PTI report said the incident took place around 4.10pm, and the police party was deployed near a bank in Sopore town. Security forces rushed to the scene and started a probe into the attack.
Further information is awaited.
(With agency inputs)
First Published: May 31, 2017 17:01 IST