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J&K: 14 wounded in grenade attack

Mukhtar Ahmad in Srinagar | January 22, 2007 13:48 IST

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Fourteen civilian passers-by were wounded in a militant grenade attack on a passing army convoy in north Kashmir Pattan town, Monday afternoon.

Police said militants tossed a grenade at a passing army convoy in main Pattan town on Monday afternoon - "The grenade exploded on the road, injuring fourteen civilians."

"Doctors at the Pattan sub-district hospital asked for six critically injured civilians to be taken to Srinagar for specialised treatment," said the officer.

Traffic on the Srinagar-Muzaffarabad highway was temporarily suspended as security forces carried out searches around the explosion site but no arrests have been made so far.