Sopore: Suspected militants threw grenades at police at two places in Sopore on Thursday.
They first threw a grenade towards the vehicle of Sopore sub divisional police officer at Amargarh, near Railway Station Sopore. The grenade missed the target and exploded on the road. No policeman or civilian was injured.
When police and paramilitary CRPF reached the spot and launched a search operation, local youths started throwing stones at them. At the same time a local MLA’s vehicle, which was passing by, was also attacked with stones.
Police chased away the youths by firing teargas canisters and resorting to baton charge.
Another grenade was hurled by suspected militants at another police vehicle at Model Town. The grenade also exploded on the road. No casualties occurred.