JAMMU: Some unidentified terrorists on Friday lobbed a grenade at a police station in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore.
Two policemen were injured in the incident and some official vehicles parked outside the police station were partially damaged.
Jammu & Kashmir: Terrorists lobbed a grenade at Sopore Police Station, 2 policeman injured, area cordoned off. More details awaited. (Visuals deferred by unspecified time) pic.twitter.com/Zje9231buR
— ANI (@ANI) June 7, 2019
The attacker fled from the scene soon after throwing the grenade at the police station.
Both the injured policemen have been shifted to a hospital for treatment.
As the news spread, additional forces were rushed to the spot and the entire area has been cordoned off.
A hunt has been launched to nab the terrorists.
In a related incident, Indian Army and the Jammu and Kashmir Police recovered a cache of ammunition from the cowshed of a house during a search operation in Bhaleesa area in Doda on Thursday night. A case has been registered under the Arms Act and one person was arrested.
Earlier on Friday, the security forces arrested four spies-turned-terrorists from Doda, Udhampur and Kathua in Jammu area of Jammu and Kashmir, foiling a terror plot being hatched by Pakistan’s ISI and Hizbul Mujahideen. They were arrested by the forces while doing a video recording of military installations in Jammu area.
The arrested suspects were being handled by Colonel Iftikhar Ahmed of Pakistan’s ISI.