Srinagar, May 1: Two minor boys were injured on Wednesday while fiddling with an explosive substance in Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir.
The boys identified as Shahid, 12, and Eiklaq, 11, were injured in Damhal Hanjipora village. “Both were shifted to hospital where doctors said their condition was stable,” police sources told news agency IANS.
The authorities have advised residents not to visit sites of encounters between the separatist militants and the government forces unless they are declared safe by the authorities.
There have been incidents of civilian casualties reported after these warnings were overlooked.