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Grenade explosion in Kashmir, 3 civilians injured

November 01, 2011 16:27 IST

Three civilians were injured in a powerful explosion in North Kashmir's Kupwara district on Tuesday afternoon.

A senior police officer said that militants tossed a hand grenade at an army bunker in Kupwara, which exploded injuring three civilian bystanders.

The injured were shifted to hospital and the area was cordoned off for searches.

No group has claimed responsibility for the blast.   
Mukhtar Ahmad in Srinagar