5 bus passengers injured in grenade attack in Srinagar
At least 5 persons, including 3 women, were injured when a grenade hurled at a security convoy by militants missed the target and exploded on Srinagar-Baramulla national highway.Updated: Jul 02, 2007, 05:34 IST
At least five persons, including three women, were injured on Sunday when a grenade hurled at a security convoy by militants missed the target and exploded on Srinagar-Baramulla national highway, the second such incident in the area since last evening, official sources said.
The three seriously injured women were among five persons travelling in a private bus bound for Baramulla when the explosion took place at Harithrat in Pattan area, 27 km from here on Srinagar-Baramulla road, sources said.
The bus was damaged in the blast, the sources said adding the injured were rushed to hospital for treatment.
Last evening, militants carried out a similar attack on a security vehicle in the area. However, none was hurt in the incident as the grenade missed the target and exploded on a deserted roadside, the sources said.