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J&K: Another attack on tourists

By Mukhtar Ahmad in Srinagar
May 31, 2006 20:13 IST
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Twenty domestic tourists were injured in two powerful hand grenade explosions at Dalgate in uptown Srinagar on Wednesday afternoon.

A senior police officer told that militants lobbed two powerful grenades at two passing tourist buses at Dalgate, which exploded resultingĀ in injuries to 20 tourists.

"The injured are being treated in SMHS hospital and the condition of three is critical," said a senior police officer.

This is the third attack on domestic tourists in May.

The Valley is presently thronged by thousands of tourists.

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Mukhtar Ahmad in Srinagar