SHO among 10 injured in Shopian grenade blast

Srinagar, June 04, 2018 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, Station House Officer (SHO) Shopian and one of his guards are among ten injured in a grenade blast in Shopian district, today. The grenade exploded at Batapora Chowk in the district. Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Shopian told media that they received ten injured including SHO Shopian, Gulzar Ahmad, a policeman and eight civilians including two women.

Clashes between protesters and Indian troops erupted in Shopian Monday soon after the grenade blast. Scores of youth pelted rocks on the troops deployed near the local Jamia Masjid, The troops fired teargas shells to disperse the protesters. The clashes later spread upto Batpora chowk of the town. Meanwhile, the villagers foiled an attempt by unidentified gunmen to abduct one Shahid Ahmad Khan, 25, son of Habibullah Khan in Hajin area of Bandipore district.

For more information, contact:
Kashmir Media Service
Phone: +92-51-4435548, +92-51-4435549
Fax: +92-51-4861736