One dead, two injured in mysterious blast in Kulgam


One person was killed and two others were injured after a mysterious blast occurred in Chadder area of Ashmuji in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district.

Local sources said that a mysterious blast occurred in the lawn of Abdul Rashid Bhat in Chadder area of Ashmuji village, resulting in the death of one person and injuries to two others.

The slain has been identified as Nazir Ahmad, son of Abdul Khaliq and the injured were identified as Yawar Ahmad and Abas Ahmad.

The injured persons were shifted to hospital for treatment, said the sources.

Police Version

“In Chidder area of Kulgam, a mysterious blast occurred inside the shop of a scrap dealer.

As the workers inside the shop were dismantling the newly arrived scrap, a blast happened inside the shop.

Consequently, three persons sustained injuries in this incident, in which one person identified as Nazir Ahmad Bhat succumbed while as two other injured persons identified as Mohammad Abdullah and Yawar Ahmad sustained critical injuries.

The injured persons have been evacuated hospital where they are undergoing medical treatment for their injuries.

Police has registered a case. Officers are investigating the cause of the blast.”


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