Eight policemen were injured on Friday when militants hurled a grenade at the Pulwama police station in Jammu and Kashmir.

“The militants threw a grenade which exploded injuring the eight,” a police officer said. All eight men were immediately shifted to a hospital.

In a tweet, DIG South Kashmir said that four policemen were injured in the blast.

“Four Policemen received an injury in the grenade blast at Pulwama. All are stated to be stable”,  DIG South Kashmir Tweeted.