Jammu and Kashmir Police on Monday issued a following statement regarding the Soura blast saying that in Anchar area of Soura, a blast occurred at Ganai Mohalla inside a joint compound of residential premises belonging to Farooq Ahmad Mir and Abdul Rashid Mir when few children were playing inside the compound.
“In the incident, three children and two elder family members sustained minor injuries,” said the spokesman.
“They were evacuated to hospital where they are being treated for their injuries. All injured are stated to be stable,” he said.
“Officers from the local police station visited the spot and are ascertaining the facts pertaining to the blast,” the police spokesman said.