New Delhi, June 4: Eight people including a constable were injured in a grenade attack on police party at Batapora Chowk in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday. According to the police, militants hurled a grenade at a police party stationed in Shopian town. The grenade missed its target and exploded on a roadside, injuring the civilians.Also Read - 'Leave Or Face Death': Terror Group In Threat Letter To Kashmiri Pandits In J&K's Pulwama
“The injured have been shifted to hospital. The area has been cordoned off for searches,” a police officer told news agency IANS. More details in the incident awaited. Also Read - Kashmiri Pandit Rahul Bhat’s Killing Avenged, 3 Terrorists Involved Gunned Down by Security Forces
Notably, the incident came days after four grenade attacks took place within a span of around four hours in Srinagar. Also Read - J&K Govt Forms SIT to Investigate Killing of Chadoora Tehsil Office Employee Rahul Bhat
Earlier on May 23, six civilians were injured in the grenade attack at Bijbehara town of Anantnag district. Two days later, two policemen and a civilian were injured in a similar attack at a bus stand on Jammu’s BC road.