Blast causes panic in Shopian

Bilal Habib

Pulwama: Panic gripped main town in the negihbouring district of Shopian after an explosive device went off near the mini secretariat district this morning.

The blast occured around 11:15 am today causing panic among the people, witnesses told Kashmir Reader. However, the blast, which the witnesses said was apparently caused by IED did not cause any loss of life or property.

Teams of Special Operations of Group (SOG) of police and army reached the spot to ascertain the nature of explosive.

SP Shopian Mohamnad Altaf Khan told Kashmir Reader that no signs of IED or grenade were found at the spot.

“It was either a trye blast or a firecracker,” he added.