One killed, two injured in scrap shop explosion in Kulgam

KULGAM: A person was killed while two others were injured on Thursday after some explosive material went off at a scrap shop in Chidder area of Khudwani in south Kashmir's Kulgam district.

Some people were trying to set on fire some trash in which the explosive material was lying went off at Chuder Ban village of Khudwani at around 10:45 am.

As per reports, one person died on the spot while as two others suffered serious injuries.

The deceased was identified as Nazir Ahmad Bhat son of Abdul Khaliq Bhat.

Both the injured were shifted to PHC Qaimoh where from one critically wounded namely Abbas was referred to district hospital Anantnag for specialized treatment.

SSP Kulgam Gurinder Pal Singh said that police has taken cognizance of the incident and further investigations have been up to ascertain the nature of blast.


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