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J&K: Militants attack SHO's car; 1 injured

January 27, 2010 21:13 IST

Militants on Wednesday evening attacked the vehicle of the area station house officer with a powerful hand grenade that exploded injuring a cop in Lar village of north Kashmir's Ganderbal district.

A senior police officer said militants lobbed a grenade at the vehicle of SHO Ganderbal near Lar village on the Srinagar Leh highway this evening.

"The grenade exploded near the passing vehicle injuring a policeman, who was shifted to hospital for treatment," the officer said.

The SHO, however, escaped unhurt in the attack.

No group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack.

Mukhtar Ahmad in Srinagar