J-K: Grenade attack near bus stand in Sopore, 9 people injured

Six civilians were injured in a grenade attack near a bus stand in Sopore in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Monday, police said.

Written by October 28, 2019 17:27

New Delhi: At least 19 civilians were injured in a grenade attack near a bus stand in Sopore in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Monday, police said.

Out of the 19 people, six are critically injured and have been evacuated to Srinagar. At 4:20 pm, unidentified terrorists lobbed grenade at Iqbal Market. Troops of 179 Battalion of CRPF have reached the location and cordoned off the area.

Two of those injured were brought to a hospital in Srinagar.

The attack comes ahead of a visit to Kashmir of a delegation of Members of European Union Parliament.

Earlier on October 26, six personnel of CRPF sustained serious injuries after suspected terrorists lobbed a grenade at the Karan Nagar police station.

According to Jammu and Kashmir police, the information is preliminary and more details are currently awaited. (ANI)