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7 injured in grenade attack at J&K bus stop | India News


SRINAGAR: At least seven people were injured in a grenade attack by suspected terrorists on Sunday afternoon at a bus stop in Tral, in the Pulwama district of southern Kashmir, authorities said.
However, so far no terrorist group has claimed responsibility for the attack. The area has been cordoned off and is being searched to catch the assailants.
The injured were rushed to the Tral sub-district hospital for treatment. A senior police officer, confirming the explosion of the grenade, said that an injured person, Farooq Reshi (55) from Tral Payeen, was taken to Srinagar hospital for specialized treatment.
The other injured are Mohammad Amad-Ud-Din from Satoora, Haseena Begum from Darganiegund, Jalaluddin Bhat from Khrew in Pampore, Ilyas Ahmad Bhat from Reshpora Tral, Khalifa from Chankitar and Bashir Ahmad Hajam from Tral Payeen.
This was the first terrorist attack in a public place in southern Kashmir this year.
On June 2, terrorists shot and killed a senior BJP official and chairman of the Tral municipal committee, Rakesh Pandita. A woman, whose father Rakesh had come to meet, was also injured in the incident.

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