Two policemen injured in grenade attack by militants in J&K's Sopore; security forces launch cordon and search operations

Militants lobbed a grenade at security forces in Sopore township of Baramulla district, injuring two policemen, including an officer on Thursday.

Press Trust of India March 21, 2019 11:49:56 IST
Two policemen injured in grenade attack by militants in J&K's Sopore; security forces launch cordon and search operations
  • Militants lobbed a under barrel grenade launcher at a security forces party at Main Chowk Sopore

  • An official said that two policemen, including a station house officer sustained minor injuries

  • Security forces have cordoned Main Chowk Sopore area in the north Kashmir district

Srinagar: Two policemen, including an officer, were injured in a grenade attack by militants in Sopore township of Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, police said.

"Militants lobbed a under barrel grenade launcher at a security forces party at Main Chowk Sopore in the north Kashmir district," a police official said.

He said two policemen, including the station house officer of Dangiwacha police station, sustained minor injuries in the explosion. The injured have been hospitalised.

"Security forces have cordoned off the area and a search has been launched to nab the attackers," the official said.

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