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Grenade attack on Muslim League's leader

Unidentified persons attempt a grenade attack on a senior leader of a hardline faction of Hurriyat Conference in Baramulla district, official sources said on Wednesday.

india Updated: Aug 01, 2007 15:46 IST

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Hindustantimes
         

Unidentified persons attempted a grenade attack on a senior leader of a hardline faction of Hurriyat Conference in Baramulla district, official sources said on Wednesday.

A grenade was lobbed by unidentified persons towards the house of senior leader of Muslim league, a constituent of hardline faction of Hurriyat Conference, Farooq Ahmad Bhat alias Tawheedi at Tawheed Bagh-Batpora in Sopore area, 55 kms from Srinagar, last night, the sources said.

They said the grenade fell short of the target and exploded on the main road outside the house without causing any damage or causality.

Tawheedi was not present in the house at the time of the grenade attack, they added.

Hurriyat Conference has strongly condemned the incident.

First Published: Aug 01, 2007 15:43 IST