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Boy killed in grenade explosion in Kupwara

PTI  Srinagar, May 06, 2012
First Published: 20:28 IST(6/5/2012) | Last Updated: 20:31 IST(6/5/2012)

An eight-year-old boy was killed on Sunday when a hand grenade which he had found in a field exploded in Kupwara district of north Kashmir.

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Tariq Ahmad Shah was killed on the spot when the grenade exploded in his hands at Shirhama in Kalamabad area of Kupwara district, police said.

Preliminary investigations have revealed that Shah found the grenade in the fields near his house and started playing with it when the explosion took place, police said.

They said the grenade is believed to have been left there during two encounters that took place in May 2008.


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