Panic in Kupwara town after explosive device goes off

Baramulla: Panic gripped main town of the neighbouring Kupwara district after an explosive device went off this afternoon near the office of a senior army officer damaging window panes of several of vehicles.

The blast occured around 2:20 pm today near the office of Commanding Officer (CO) of 41 RR at the Main Town causing damage to dozens of vehicles that were parked nearby. However, no loss of life was reported from that blast about which the police and army officials are tightlipped. More details emerging.