Srinagar: A mysterious blast near the office of ruling Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) created panic at Jawahar Nagar area of Srinagar on Saturday evening.
A police official told news agency GNS that a mysterious explosion near J-2 quarter which houses BJP office at Jawahar Nagar resulted in fear and panic in the area.
He said the area houses residences of senior politicians of various political parties and it is not clear what caused the explosion.
A police party led by SHO Rajbagh has been dispatched to the spot to assess the situation and ascertain the facts. When contacted SHO Rajbagh, Ghulam Moihuddin, he said that the explosion was not caused by grenade.
“I am on spot and the nature of blast is being ascertained. However it was not a grenade explosion because no such damage has occurred,” the SHO added. (GNS)