Six injured in Kashmir grenade attackJune 24th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 24 (IANS) Six civilians, including two women, were injured
Friday afternoon when a grenade hurled by guerrillas exploded inside a police station compound in Jammu and Kashmir.
The incident took place in Sopore, 54 km from here.
The injured were shifted to a hospital. Security forces began searching for the attackers.
The attack occurred as the foreign secretaries of India and Pakistan met in Islamabad to discuss, among other things, their Kashmir dispute.
Markets in almost all the cities and towns of the Kashmir Valley are normally packed with shoppers on Fridays.
Fridays are when people from distant villages come to towns to shop for the week. Pavement vendors, vegetable sellers, sweetmeat sellers as well as grocers set up temporary shops by the road to cater to them.
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