Srinagar: A policeman was killed and 10 paramilitary troopers injured in a grenade attack here on Sunday evening, police said.
Police sources said militants hurled a grenade at a security force party in Nowhatta area of the old city, and a policeman was killed and 10 Central Reserve Police Force troopers injured in the blast.
"The injured have been shifted to hospital for treatment," a source said.
The area has been cordoned off and searches started to locate the militants.
The attack has come on the day Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the state to inaugurate the Nashri-Chenani tunnel on the Jammu-Srinagar highway.
Separatists had called for a shutdown to protest Modi's visit.