26 injured, 5 critically, in Jammu grenade attack

26 injured, 5 critically, in Jammu grenade attack

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Jammu: Security personnel carry out investigation at the site, where a blast took place after a grenade attack by militants at the busy main bus terminus in Jammu and Kashmir, on March 7, 2019. Reportedly, 18 people were injured and five of them critical. (Photo: IANS)
Jammu: One of the 30 persons inured in Jammu bus stand grenade attack being wheeled into a Jammu hospital for treatment on March 7, 2019. One person was killed when a grenade was rolled under a packed parked bus in Jammu
Jammu: One of the 30 persons inured in Jammu bus stand grenade attack being wheeled into a Jammu hospital for treatment on March 7, 2019. One person was killed when a grenade was rolled under a packed parked bus in Jammu
Jammu, March 7 (IANS) Twenty-six people were injured, five of them critically, on Thursday in a grenade attack by militants at the main bus terminus here in Jammu and Kashmir.
Inspector General of Police Manish Kumar Sinha told reporters at the site that the militants hurled a grenade which "rolled under a parked bus before it went off". The injured were shifted to a government hospital. Witnesses said the bus stand was teeming with people when the explosion occurred. "At first, we thought it was a tyre burst. But when we approached the site, we saw people lying injured in critical condition," said Sunil Kumar, 26. The area was cordoned off by security forces. Thursday's is the third such attack at the Jammu General Bus Stand by militants in the last nine months. --IANS sq/mr/pg

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