Today: July 24, 2024
Our endeavour to pursue free and fair journalism is possible only when we are both editorially and financially sound
4 months ago

Mysterious blast creates panic in Poonch, probe launched

Jammu: A low intensity explosion in the heart of bordering Poonch sparked panic among locals and security agencies late last night.


An official told KNO, that the blast occurred near a religious place, following which police and security forces reached to the spot.


“Preliminary investigation suggested that the blast was apparently caused by hurling of a grenade by suspected terrorists,” he said, adding that the area has been cordoned off.


SSP Poonch Yougal Manhas told KNO that investigation has been started and details will be shared later.


“Necessary investigation into the matter has been set into motion to ascertain the exact nature of the material which apparently looks like a handmade crude substance,” the SSP said.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Don't Miss