July 2007 News

Five Bus Passengers Injured In Grenade Attack

1 July 2007
The Times of India

Srinagar: At least five persons, including three women, were injured on Sunday when a grenade hurled at a security convoy by militants missed the target and exploded on Srinagar-Baramulla national highway, the second such incident in the area since Saturday evening, official sources said. The three seriously injured women were among five persons travelling in a private bus bound for Baramulla when the explosion took place at Harithrat in Pattan area, 27 km from here on Srinagar-Baramulla road, sources said. The bus was damaged in the blast, the sources said adding the injured were rushed to hospital for treatment. On Saturday evening, militants carried out a similar attack on a security vehicle in the area. However, none was hurt in the incident as the grenade missed the target and exploded on a deserted roadside, the sources said.


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