Grenade attack injures 16 in Kashmir

The grenade, which missed the target exploded on the main road, leaving 14 people injured.

By: Press Trust of India Written by Adil Akhzer | Srinagar | Updated: May 10, 2015 1:00 am
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Sixteen people were injured in a grenade attack by militants near Batpora chowk in South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Saturday afternoon. The injured were rushed to the district hospital. All of them are reportedly stable.
The grenade attack took place at 2.40 pm, said Shopian Superintendent of Police (SP) Altaf Khan.
The target of the militants’ attack was a police party, but the grenade missed its intended target and exploded on the main road, injuring 16 people, said police. “We have launched a search operation to nab the attackers,” one of them said.
A woman and a minor girl sustained major injuries in the blast. “The girl has been shifted to Srinagar for further treatment,” said the official.

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