August 2006 News

12 Wounded In Kashmir Explosion

8 August 2006
The Times of India

Srinagar: Twelve people were wounded in a grenade attack by separatist guerrillas in Jammu and Kashmir's Handwara town on Tuesday afternoon. Militants lobbed a grenade at a passing paramilitary Border Security Force jeep in north Kashmir's Handwara town, 72 km from Srinagar. The grenade missed the target and exploded on the road in the market, injuring 12 civilians, two of them critically, police said. The wounded have been shifted to Handwara hospital. 'The critically wounded people are being shifted to Srinagar city for treatment,' a police official said.


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