Srinagar blast: Death toll mounts to 2

Srinagar, March 7 : A 20-year-old girl who was critically injured in Hari Singh High Street Market blast in Srinagar succumbed to her injuries in Maharaja Hari Singh (SMHS) hospital taking the death toll to two on Monday, officials said. They said the girl identified as Safiya, daughter of Nazir Ahmad Tinda a resident of Hazratbal in Srinagar who was critically injured in a grenade blast with multiple splinter injuries succumbed in the hospital early today. At least 35 persons, including a cop, sustained injuries in a grenade blast hurled by dentified militants at busy Hari Singh High Street market in this summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday. The injured were shifted to SMHS Hospital, where one of the critically-wounded civilian succumbed to his injuries who was identified as Mohammad Aslam Makhdoomi, resident of Makhdoom Sahab Srinagar yesterday. QAB GNK

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