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Last Updated: Wednesday, 31 May 2006, 15:14 GMT 16:14 UK
Tourists hurt in Kashmir attack
More than 30 Indian tourists have been wounded after a grenade attack on a passenger bus in Indian-administered Kashmir, police say.

They said the condition of two of the injured was serious.

The bus was on its way to the summer capital Srinagar from the resort town of Gulmarg when the attack took place.

This is the third such attack on tourists in Srinagar in the past two weeks. Four tourists were killed in a similar attack on Friday.

The attack is said to have taken place near Dalgate area near Srinagar.

Two grenades were hurled at a pair of buses about 200 metres apart, police spokesman quoted by the Reuters news agency said.

Witnesses said many of the bleeding wounded were being taken to hospitals by ambulances and police vehicles.

Last Friday's attack killed four Indian tourists and wounded another six when a grenade was thrown at a bus in Srinagar. The dead included a child and a woman.

Islamic militant groups have been fighting a long-running insurgency against Indian-controlled Kashmir since 1989, a conflict which has so far cost more than 60,000 lives.


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