Grenade Attack
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SOPORE — Two cops were injured on Saturday in a grenade explosion at Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.

A police spokesman, in a statement, said that Sopore Police received information in the afternoon about a crime incident at Bus Stand Sopore where militants hurled a grenade at Police Post in Bus Stand.

“Senior police officers reached the crime spot. Preliminary investigation revealed that militants had hurled a grenade at Police Post in Bus Stand Sopore in which two police personnel namely Mohammad Afzal and Azad Ahmad received minor injuries. Both the injured officials have been evacuated to nearby hospital for the treatment of their injuries,” the statement said.

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It said that Police have registered a case in this regard under relevant sections of law. “Investigation is in progress and officers continue to work to establish the full circumstances of the incident,” the statement said.

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