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Srinagar, SPA — A bomb hidden in a pickup truck

exploded in a bustling town in Indian-controlled Kashmir on

Monday, killing eight people, including the suspected

attacker and a 14-year-old boy, and injuring at least 60

others, police said.

The blast uprooted trees, shattered two cars and damaged

shops near a security forces” camp, school and post office

in the town of Pulwama, Deputy Inspector General of Police

Owais Ahmad said.

At least eight people were in critical condition, he was quoted as saying by The Associated Press.

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