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J&K: 4 children injured in explosion in Sopore

Indian policemen confront protestors across a barbed wire barricade during a curfew in Jammu on June 5, 2015. Authorities imposed an indefinite curfew and the army staged a "flag march" in parts of a city in Indian Kashmir Thursday after police shot dead a Sikh protestor, officials said. AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Srinagar: Four children were injured on Sunday in an explosion in Sopore town of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, police said.

A group of children were playing in the fields at Pazalpora in Sopore town, 52 kms from Srinagar, when an explosion took place there, a police official said.

Four children were injured in the explosion, he said adding the injured have been taken to a hospital.

The official said preliminary investigations suggest that the children were fiddling with an explosive that they had found in the field.

PTI