Blast at Lal Chowk, grenade attack on J&K Police camp

Srinagar: Minutes after hurling a grenade at a paramilitary patrol party in the city centre Lal Chowk here in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, militants hurled another grenade at a police camp in Shopian district, police said.

The first grenade was aimed at the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) vehicle near the Clock Tower in the city centre that missed its target damaging some shops in the vicinity as their window panes shattered.

The grenade in Shopian exploded without causing any damage, the police said.

There have been two militant attacks in the city in the last 24 hours. On Thursday, three policemen were injured in a similar grenade attack by the militants in Rajbagh area here.