Militants Attack Police Station, Minority Guard Post

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Srinagar- Unidentified militants on Tuesday attacked a police station and a minority guard picket in the twin districts of Budgam and Shopian in Kashmir Valley.

A police official said that militants fired upon a minority guard picket at Herpora village of Shopian from a distance, which was retaliated by guards.

In this incident no loss of life or injury was reported.

Meanwhile, unknown militants on Tuesday evening lobbed a grenade at the police station Budgam. However, there was no report of any damage.

Quoting an unnamed police official, a local news agency KNT reported that militants lobbed a grenade towards police station Budgam that exploded outside its main gate.

The alert sentry, as per the police official, fired at the militants. However, they managed to escape from the spot.

The report further said that the area has been cordoned off and a search operation is underway to track down the militants.

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