Police officer among 3 injured in grenade attack in Sopore

Srinagar:Three policemen, including an officer, were injured in a grenade attack by militants in apple township of Sopore in north Kashmir district of Baramulla on Thursday.
Official sources said that militants lobbed a grenade at a police party at village Warpora in Sopore, where a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) was launched by forces in the wee hours on Thursday.
β€œA Station House Officer (SHO) and his two Personal Security Guards (PSOs) were injured in the attack,” they said, adding the wounded were immediately taken to a hospital.
They said the attackers managed to escape from the spot during the chaos created due to the explosion. β€œSecurity forces have extended the cordon area and house-to-house searches were going on,” they added.



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