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J-K: 14 injured in grenade attack in Shopian district

Srinagar:  At least 14 civilians, including two minor girls, were injured today in a grenade attack by militants at a busy market in Shopian district of south Kashmir, police said.The ultras hurled the grenade at

IANS [ Updated: May 09, 2015 16:24 IST ]
j k 14 injured in grenade attack in shopian district
j k 14 injured in grenade attack in shopian district

Srinagar:  At least 14 civilians, including two minor girls, were injured today in a grenade attack by militants at a busy market in Shopian district of south Kashmir, police said.

The ultras hurled the grenade at a police party in main town market of Shopian, 52 kms from here.

The grenade missed the intended target and exploded in a crowded place, resulting in injuries to 14 people, a police official said. The injured, including two minor girls, have been rushed to a local hospital.

"The injured have been shifted to hospital for treatment. The area has been cordoned off and searches started to trace the militants."

Some reports said the explosion took place in Shopian, 52 km from Srinagar, when a police party was passing through the town.

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