18 injured in grenade blast at Jammu

Srinagar

Eighteen civilians were injured in a grenade blast at bus stand Jammu on Thursday afternoon.

The news agency GNS quoted Inspector General of Police Jammu Division M K Sinha as having said that some suspected persons lobbed a grenade on bus stand Jammu.

In the explosion, 18 civilians sustained splinter injuries and were shifted to hospital for treatment, IGP said.

Quoting sources the report said that among the injured the condition of five persons is stated to be serious.

They said that soon after the blast a large contingent of government forces reached to the spot and launched a hunt to nab the attackers.

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