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Grenade attack in J-K’s Sopore, four policemen injured

Suspected militants lobbed a grenade at a police station in Sopore.

india Updated: May 31, 2017 17:49 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, Srinagar
Sopore,Baramulla,Grenade Attack
Suspected militants lobbed a grenade at a police party near the J&K Bank branch in Sopore.(ANI Twitter)

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.

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