Srinagar: Suspected militants on Saturday evening hurled a grenade towards police station Baramulla in north Kashmir.
A police official told news agency GNS that militants at around 6:50 pm attacked the police station with a grenade. However, the device missed the intended target and exploded on road side.
Following the grenade attack, a cop who was performing his duty at Sentry gate opened few shots in air. However, no one was reported injured, the official said.
Soon after the incident, government forces have launched searches in the area to nab the attackers.
Meanwhile, the explosion and the firing incident created panic in the area. (GNS)