Kashmir blast: Injured girl dies in hospitalBy IANS
Monday, November 22, 2010
SRINAGAR - An eight-year-old girl, critically injured in a grenade blast in south Kashmir Sunday, died in hospital here Monday, police said.
Arifa, who had received multiple splinter injuries in the powerful blast at Bijbehara in Anantnag district, succumbed to her injuries in the Soura medical institute, a police spokesman said.
The condition of one more injured person is said to be critical.
Eleven people were injured when the grenade, tossed by separatist guerrillas at a passing army convoy, missed its target and exploded underneath a car injuring the four civilian occupants and seven bystanders.
The injured were shifted to various hospitals for treatment.
No group has yet claimed responsibility for the blast.