August 2006 News

Fourteen Injured In Grenade Attack In J-K

11 August 2006
The Times of India

Srinagar: At least 14 people were injured when militants hurled a grenade on a security vehicle at Sopore town of Baramulla district in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, official sources said. Militants hurled a grenade towards a moving security vehicle in the Main Chowk of Sopore, 55 kms from here, at around 4.15 pm, the sources said. The explosive device missed the intended target and exploded on the road, causing injuries to 14 pedestrians. All the injured were rushed to hospital and the condition of two of them was stated to be serious, the sources said. Police assisted by security forces immediately cordoned off the whole area and a hunt has been launched to nab the ultras involved in the attack. No militant outfit has so far claimed responsibility for the incident.


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