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3 killed in blast

Jammu Sept. 21. Three persons were killed and 30 injured, six of them seriously, in a powerful blast in a shop in Rajouri town of Jammu region this afternoon.

The DIG (Rajouri-Poonch), S.M. Sahai, told The Hindu that the blast took place in the busy Moti market. Kaushal Kumar and Vinod Kumar, both brothers, and A.C. Dutta died on the spot.

Initial investigations revealed that the bomb had been hidden in a Video Cassette Recorder and placed on the staircase of the shop.

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