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J&K: Terrorists attack police cordon in Sopore, 2 cops injured

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WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Mar 21, 2019, 12.51 PM (IST)

Two policemen including a SHO were injured in a terrorist attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore on Thursday.

Following the attack, the security forces launched a search and cordon operation in the Baramulla district.

The police personnel were injured after the terrorists attacked the police cordon.

Militants lobbed a grenade at a security forces party at Main Chowk Sopore in the north Kashmir district, a police official said.

The injured have been hospitalised.

Earlier today, a soldier was killed in a ceasefire violation by Pakistan along the Line of Control in J&K's Rajouri district.

(With inputs from agencies)