One killed, two wounded in Srinagar blast

June 19th, 2009 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS  

Srinagar, June 19 (IANS) A vegetable vendor was killed and two people were wounded in a powerful hand grenade explosion in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital Friday, police said.
Separatist guerrillas hurled a grenade at a passing tourist bus in Dalgate locality here this evening, police said.

“The grenade missed the target and exploded on the road, killing a a vegetable seller, identified as Abdul Salam Sheikh, on the spot, and wounding two others. The injured were taken to hospital for treatment,” a senior police officer said.

“We have surrounded the area and searches are being carried out,” he said.

No group has yet claimed responsibility for the explosion, he added.

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