Srinagar, Aug 17: Three civilians were injured in a grenade explosion on Friday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police said.
Police said militants hurled a grenade at the office of Superintendent of Police (SP) in Awantipora town. The grenade exploded outside the office, injuring three civilians.
The injured have been shifted to hospital for treatment. The area has been cordoned off for search operations, police said.
Earlier in a day, unidentified gunmen shot dead a woman on Friday in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police said.
The gunmen fired at Shamima, 38, in Drabgam village. She was rushed to a local hospital where doctors declared her brought dead.
“She had come to visit her ailing mother when the incident occurred,” police said.