J&K: 16 Injured In Grenade Attack At Security Forces In Shopian District

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At least 16 people, including four policemen, were injured in a grenade attack in Jammu and Kashmir’s Shopian district on Monday.

Militants hurled a grenade at a police party stationed in Batapora Chowk in Shopian town, resulting in injuries to 12 civilians and four cops.

“Around 12 civilians are reportedly injured in this explosion. A young girl has received critical injuries in this explosion while four policemen also sustained injuries in this incident,” a police official said.

“The injured have been shifted to nearby hospital for medical treatment. The area has been cordoned off for searches,” the official added.

Militants have carried out a series of grenade attacks on security forces and politicians since last week.