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A remote-controlled bomb exploded outside a hotel near the town square yesterday, _ at least 12 people.
A having been injured
B having injured
C injured
D injuring

I think D is correct, but somebody argues that B is, saying it's a shorthand of "which has injured":

A remote-controlled bomb exploded outside a hotel near the town square yesterday, which has injured at least 12 people.

How do you think, thanks.

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The only way that B could be correct is if the bomb injured 12 people before it exploded.

That is grammatically correct, but it is not how bombs work.

So D is the only correct answer. It's not short for anything, it is a participle phrase. "Which has injured" would also be wrong, unless you mean that the town square has injured 12 people (and that's not how town squares work).

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