J&K: 20 civilians injured in grenade attack at Sopore

Terrorists lobbed a grenade on civilians at bus stand in Sopore, Kashmir Zone Police said.

Published: 28th October 2019 05:16 PM  |   Last Updated: 28th October 2019 06:37 PM   |  A+A-

Jammu and Kashmir, grenade attack

An injured civilian being shifted to the hospital after a grenade attack near a bus stand at Shopian. (Photo | Twitter/ANI)

By Agencies

SRINAGAR: Terrorists on Monday lobbed a grenade into a crowd waiting at a bus stop in Kashmir's Sopore town, injuring at least 20 civilians, police said.

Of the 20, six people are seriously injured and have been referred to a hospital in Srinagar.

The others are undergoing treatment at a local hospital, officials said.

The attack comes a day before a delegation of European Union MPs is visiting the Valley.

Security forces have cordoned off the area and launched an operation to nab the attackers.

No arrests have been made so far, police said.

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