Grenade blast in Shopian, 10 injured

Suspected militants hurled a grenade on police party near Batpora area of South Kashmir’s on Monday in Shopian district. Intense stone-throwing erupted in the main town of South Kashmir’s Shopian District, just after the incident.

According to the reports, some policemen are said to have received splinter injuries in the blast. Cops also retaliated by firing some gunshots. Including SHO Shopian and a cop, 10 injuries have been reported.

DIG South Kashmir Amit Kumar confirmed the attack. He said Police are verifying further details. The troops also fired tear smoke shells force to disperse the protesting youth.

The clashes were going on when this report was filed.

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