IED Blast in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama, Civilian Injured
The blast comes weeks after the Pulwama attack, which claimed the lives of 40 CRPF personnel.
A civilian was injured in an Improvised Explosive Device blast in Tral area of Pulwama district in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, 2 March, reported India Today.
According to the report, security patrol vehicles were targeted but the IED device exploded prematurely around 3 am in Amlar area.
Window panes of houses were shattered and there was a large crater at the blast site, IANS quoted police as saying.
A police team has reached the spot for further investigation.
The blast comes weeks after the Pulwama terror attack, in which 40 CRPF personnel were killed. Pakistan-based terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed had claimed responsibility for the attack, which resulted in escalation of hostilities between India and Pakistan.
This is a developing story. More details are awaited.
(With inputs from India Today and IANS)
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