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one killed and 19 injured in north Kashmir blast

Written by: Staff
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Baramulla, Dec 5 (UNI) One person was killed and 19 others were wounded in a grenade blast at Azad Gunj, near here, today, official sources said.

They said militants hurled a hand grenade towards a security forces vehicle this afternoon. However, it missed the intended target and exploded on the roadside causing injuries to 20 people.

The injured were admitted to different hospitals. Two of the critically wounded Masooma Hussan and Habibullah were shifted to Srinagar. One of the injured Muneer Ahmad later died in the hospital.

Security forces present in the area also fired few shots in the air.

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