22 September 2017

News Story: 3 killed, 30 injured in grenade attack in Indian-controlled Kashmir

SRINAGAR, Indian-controlled Kashmir, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- At least three civilians were killed and 30 others including seven paramilitary troopers wounded Thursday in a grenade attack in restive Indian-controlled Kashmir, officials said.

The grenade attack was carried out in Tral town of Pulwama district, about 41 km south of Srinagar city.

"Suspected militants threw a grenade and then resorted to indiscriminate firing in Tral town near bus terminal," a police official said. "The grenade missed the intended target and exploded on road killing and wounding civilians."

Health officials said three civilians were killed and 30 others brought to hospital in wounded condition.

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