Jammu grenade blast: One killed, 30 injured; suspect arrested

Jammu Bus Stand Blast
Jammu Bus Stand Blast, Image ANI

Srinagar, March 7: One person was killed, at least 30 were injured after a grenade blast took place at Jammu bus stand on Thursday.

The incident occurred around 11.30 a.m. when the General Bus Stand, as it is known, was teeming with passengers.

Inspector general of police MK Sinha had told media “teams were constituted to work on leads, CCTV camera footage examined, based on oral testimony of witnesses we were able to identify a suspect.

“He was detained, his name is Yasir Bhatt, he has confessed to the crime”, Sinha stated.

Injured have been admitted to a nearby hospital for the treatment. While one of the badly wounded civilians succumbed to his injuries.

The security personnel have cordoned off the area and investigation into the explosion is underway.


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