MK Sinha, Inspector General of Police, Jammu speaking to media persons from the grenade blast site
MK Sinha, Inspector General of Police, Jammu speaking to media persons from the grenade blast site

18 injured in grenade explosion at Jammu bus stand

ANI | Updated: Mar 07, 2019 15:37 IST

Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Mar 7 (ANI): At least 18 people were injured in a grenade blast on Thursday at the Jammu Bus Stand, police said.
"It was a grenade explosion and it has caused injuries to approximately 18 people. All of them have been shifted to hospital",  MK Sinha, Inspector General of Police, Jammu, told media personnel.
After inspecting the site of the blast, he said, "Seems like the grenade has been launched from outside. It possibly had rolled beneath a bus injuring many people".
The Inspector General also said that deployments have been made to further secure the area and investigate into the blast.
"We are working on leads but there was nothing very specific about this," he added.
One of the eyewitnesses, Prince Sharma told ANI, "I had just parked my bike when I heard a loud sound. I went to the spot of the explosion and saw about a dozen people were badly injured."
The injured have been taken to the Government Medical College for treatment.
On February 13, around 12 students were seriously injured in a blast at a school in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir. The blast occurred in a school at Narbal in the district.  (ANI)

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