Two tourists killed in Kashmir grenade attack

July 28th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS  

Srinagar, July 28 (IANS) Two tourists were killed and four others were injured in a separatist attack in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district Saturday.

“Militants tossed a hand grenade at a Tavera taxi carrying tourists in Bijbehara town, 45 km from here. The grenade exploded inside the vehicle resulting in the death of two tourists and injured four others,” a senior police official told IANS.

The injured have been taken to hospital. The area has been condoned off and a search operation is on, the official said.

The attack came after Defence Minister A.K. Antony arrived in Srinagar to review the security situation in the state.

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