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1 killed, 56 hurt in Kashmir grenade blasts

Mukhtar Ahmad in Srinagar | October 20, 2003 16:37 IST
Last Updated: October 20, 2003 17:27 IST


One person was killed and more than 50 injured in two grenade attacks in Kashmir on Monday.

Mohammed Youssuf was killed and five persons injured when militants threw a grenade at an army convoy in Lal Chowk, Anantnag.

Fifty-one civilians were injured when militants targeted a Border Security Force bunker in Batmaloo, Srinagar.

The civilians were waiting at the main bus stand in Batmaloo when the blast took place.

The injured were taken to various hospitals in Srinagar and the condition of four was said to be serious.


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Sub: dumb militants

Have these militants got no heart??? What did they gain by yet another tragedy??? You can never gain by hurting someone.


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This is a ghastly crime, but was expected especially after the BSF Jawans killed the two militants holed up in the shopping complex. But how ...


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I think incidents like this will continue endlessly unless India imposes costs on Pakistan. I do not understand what prevents a country of the size ...


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