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Srinagar blasts: Passers-by nab terrorist

india Updated: Jul 11, 2006 17:14 IST

In a rare instance, passers-by on Tuesday caught a suspected terrorist and handed him over to police soon after he lobbed a grenade on a vehicle in the heart of this city, officials said.

Ten people -- seven from Jammu, two locals and a tourist from West Bengal -- were injured in the attack.

The people nabbed Mohammad Afzal, a resident of Nesbal in Baramulla district, after he allegedly hurled a grenade on the vehicle near the Tourist Reception Centre this afternoon, they said.

Afzal was handed over to a police party that was patrolling the area. He was later taken to an undisclosed location for interrogation, the officials said.

At least seven persons were killed and 37 injured in a string of grenade attacks in the heart of Srinagar on Tuesday.



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