Jammu Blast: South Kashmir resident succumbs, death toll reaches 2

Srinagar

The death toll in the Jammu bus station blast rose to two after a 32-year-old Kashmiri man injured in the attack succumbed to injuries on Friday.

Officials identified the deceased as Mohammad Riyaz, a resident of Mattan area of south Kashmir’s  Anantnag district.

Riyaz died while undergoing treatment at the Government Medical College and Hospital in Jammu.

The first person who died was identified as 17-year-old Mohammad Shariq from Uttarakhand. More than 30 civilians were injured.

Earlier Jammu and Kashmir Police said they had arrested the accused person identified as Yasir Javed Bhat a resident of Kulgam hours after the incident occurred on Thursday.

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