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Jammu: One killed in blast, six injured

Last updated on: November 17, 2012 22:12 IST

One person was killed and six others injured in a powerful blast at Narwal in Jammu on Saturday morning.

The injured victims have been taken to a hospital for treatment, said the police.

Senior police officers have rushed to the spot.

Militants hurled a grenade that exploded outisde a wine shop in Narwal, injuring seven people.

"One critically injured person succumbed to his injuries," said a police official.

Militants had on Thursday evening fired indiscriminately at a wine shop in Srinagar, killing one person and injuring three salesmen.

The blast has triggered tension in the area.

Mukhtar Ahmad In Srinagar