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Civilian killed, 10 injured in grenade explosion in Jammu and Kashmir


Srinagar: Militants hurled a grenade at a police post in Ananantnag district tonight, killing a civilian and injuring 10 people including three policemen.

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Police said the militants hurled a grenade at the police post in Sherbagh area, nearly 55 km from here, at a time when people were busy doing last-minute shopping for Eid tomorrow.

The grenade exploded on a road injuring 10 people, including Bilal Ahmed, who later succumbed to his injuries in a hospital, police said.

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Out of the 10 injured, three policemen were critical and had been rushed to the Army hospital here. Two injured civilians were also moved to a hospital in Srinagar.