Srinagar: At least 16 people, including four policemen, were injured in a grenade attack in a busy market area in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, police said.
Militants hurled a grenade on security forces in Shopian town, resulting in injuries to at least 12 civilians and four cops, a police official said. He said the area has been cordoned off and searches started to nab the attackers.
Militants have carried out a series of grenade attacks on security forces and politicians since last week.
Meanwhile, former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah has condemned the attack calling them an "act of cowardice".
Agree completely. This terrorist attack is an act of cowardice & should be resoundingly condemned by all. https://t.co/7qf3MIgJXE
— Omar Abdullah (@OmarAbdullah) June 4, 2018
With inputs from PTI
Updated Date: Jun 05, 2018 18:33 PM