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Sarpanch Among 2 People Killed, Seven Injured In Blasts In J-K's Anantnag And Srinagar

In Srinagar City, An Explosion Took Place In The Market Near Sir Syed Gate Of Kashmir University In Hazratbal Area This Afternoon, The Official Said. Three People Were Injured In The Explosion.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Aniruddha Dhar | Updated on: 26 Nov 2019, 05:24:01 PM
Sarpanch among 2 people killed, seven injured in blasts in J-K's Anantnag and Srinagar

Sarpanch among 2 people killed, seven injured in blasts in J-K's Anantnag and Srinagar (Photo Credit: Representative image)

New Delhi:

Two blasts rocked Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag and Srinagar districts on Tuesday, killing two people and injuring seven, the police said. In south Kashmir's Anantnag, terrorists lobbed a grenade in Wagoora area when government function -- 'Back to Village programme' -- was taking place, killing two people, including a sarpanch, and injuring four others, a police official said.

In Srinagar city, an explosion took place in the market near Sir Syed gate of Kashmir University in Hazratbal area this afternoon, the official said. Three people were injured in the explosion.

All are stated to be stable, he said. The official said the explosion was not caused by a grenade as suspected earlier. Preliminary investigation suggests that it was a low-intensity blast. Further investigations are on, he added.

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First Published : 26 Nov 2019, 05:04:34 PM