Two grenade attacks in Shopian in Kashmir, two civilians hurt

Militants carried out grenade attacks within a span of 10 mins in Shopian district of Kashmir injuring civilians.

Published: 15th June 2016 07:48 PM  |   Last Updated: 15th June 2016 07:48 PM   |  A+A-


SRINAGAR: Militants today carried out two grenade attacks within a span of 10 minutes in Shopian district of Kashmir, resulting in injuries to two civilians, police said.

The first attack took place at 5:30 pm when militants lobbed a grenade at the police station building complex in Shopian town, a police official said.

The grenade exploded in the compound of the police station without causing any damage, he said.

In the second attack, the ultras hurled a grenade at Batapora chowk, about 200 metres away from the police station, resulting in injuries to two civilians.

The injured persons have been admitted to District Hospital for treatment, the official said.

Security forces have launched an operation to track down the assailants, he added.


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