“Blast-like sound” heard near temple in J-K; probe underway

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Teams from Police and army on Friday carried out detailed investigations into last night’s “blast-like” incident near a temple in Rajouri district, reported a local news agency, Global News Service (GNS), quoting unnamed officials.

The officials said that the blast-like sound was heard at Kalka Mata Mandir in Rajouri late last night. There was no damage to life or property in the incident.

While the concerned police party had visited the spot immediately, they said, a team of higher officials comprising SSP Rajouri Chandan Kohli, DSP headquarters besides SHO Rajouri along with team from army’s 156TA and 48RR visited the spot for further investigations. “There was no loss of life and property in the incident. Cause of blast is not confirmed yet,” they said.

When contacted SSP Rajouri Chandan Kohli told GNS that investigations are going on to ascertained the nature of the blast. He also confirmed that no loss to life or property was reported in what remains to be a mysterious incident so far. (GNS)

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