Two children among three killed in grenade explosion

March 7th, 2008 - 1:02 pm ICT by admin  


Jammu, March 7 (IANS) Three persons, including two children, were killed when suspected militants hurled a grenade at the house of a village defence committee member in Soli Top, a hilly and remote village in Reasi district, late Thursday night. Police said that militants hurled a grenade at the house of Mushtaq Ahmad, who is a volunteer with the village defence committee (VDC) - a force of village volunteers constituted to defend the village against terror attacks - around 9.30 p.m. Thursday.

Three persons, including two children, were killed on the spot, while Mushtaq received splinter injuries.

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