Three killed in Srinagar blast (Lead)

September 12th, 2009 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS  

Srinagar, Sep 12 (IANS) Two policemen and a woman were killed and several people injured in a massive blast outside the central jail in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital Saturday evening, officials said.
Senior police officials, who rushed to the spot, blamed the bombing on separatist guerrillas.

The explosion took place when a police vehicle was passing by the jail, killing at least two policemen, a woman and injuring several people, they said.

The bomb was possibly hidden in a car but investigations are on, police said.

The area was immediately cordoned off and the injured were being rushed to hospital.

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