Grenade attack in Shopian, injuries reported
Srinagar: Suspected militants on Monday hurled a grenade at forces deployment at main Chowk in Shopian town.
Eyewitnesses said that the grenade was thrown at a police party, however, it missed the target and exploded in the Chowk causing injuries to several civilians.
They said that the panicked cops manning the Chowk in retaliation fired several rounds in the air. This led to chaos in the town.
Medical sources at DH Shopian said that several injured civilians were brought to the hospital. However, he didn’t divulge the exact number of injured.
Sources in Shopian said that the area has been cordoned off. More details awaited.