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Six injured in Srinagar grenade blast

IANS | Srinagar |

Six persons were injured in a grenade blast here on Thursday, including the man who threw the explosive, police said.

A militant hurled a hand grenade at a passing vehicle of the security forces in Jehangir Chowk area and it exploded on the road, injuring him and five other passers-by, police said. The injured have been shifted to hospital for treatment and the area has been cordoned off, police said.

The site of the blast is close to the Secretariat which houses the offices of the Chief Minister, her cabinet colleagues and all top bureaucrats.