J&K: One person succumbs to injuries in Jammu blast, several injured

DN Bureau

One person succumbs to injuries, more than 28 people were injured in a grenade explosion at the Jammu bus stand on Thursday.

Jammu:  A 17-year-old boy succumbed to his injuries in a grenade blast at Jammu Bus Stand that took place earlier in the day, said police.

"Sad to inform that Md Sharik s/o Intijar R/o Toda, Kalyanpur, Ahatmal, Haridwar, Uttarakhand, age 17 y succumbed to the injuries that he suffered in the grenade blast at Jammu Bus Stand on 7.3.19," tweeted Inspector General of Police, Jammu.

As many as 27 injured people are being treated at the Government Hospital, according to the list released by the hospital.

Taking cognizance of the grenade blast, Minister of State for Defence Subhash Bhamre said that forces have been given a free hand to take necessary steps.

"Local investigation has been initiated into the incident. The government has already given complete liberty to the forces to take all necessary steps," he told media personnel in Delhi. (With ANI inputs)

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