Amira kadal blast: young girl dies, toll 2
Srinagar: The death toll in a grenade blast at Amira Kadal here reached to two as a young girl lost battle for life at hospital here on Monday, officials said.
Medical Superintendent SMHS hospital here Dr Kawaljeet Singh told GNS that the 19-year-old woman, Rafiya daughter of Nazir Ahmad Tinda of Dargah near NIT, succumbed to her injuries.
She had suffered multiple injuries in the blast which took place at 4:20 hours on the busy street on Sunday.
An elderly person Muhammad Aslam Makhdoomi (70) from Makhdoom Sahib area of Nowhatta Srinagar had died near the spot while 28 persons including a policeman were injured in the blast on the busy Amira Kadal bridge.
The explosion took place while the area was abuzz with a huge rush of shoppers who had thronged the week flea Sunday market. Police on Sunday evening detained several persons for questioning in connection with the blast, a senior police officer said. (GNS)
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