Youth Injured in a Mysterious Blast at Pattan; Shifted to SKIMS



Srinagar: A fourteen year boy was critically injured at Pattan in a mysterious explosion on Wednesday morning.

It was yet to be ascertained whether the boy was carrying any kind of explosive himself or he was targeted by a grenade. However, local sources said that his one hand was blown in air which is an indication that he himself was carrying some kind of explosives.

Police spokesman while confirming the incident said that Parvez Ahmad Khan son of Mohammad Ashraf Khan of Iqbal Colony Pattan was injured after some explosive went off in his hand. “Police have started investigation in this regard,” police spokesman said.

Reports said that Parvez was on his way towards the main market when a blast was heard and the boy was seen badly injured.

He was taken to the local hospital where doctors immediately shifted him to SKIMS (Sheri Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences) in a very critical condition.

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