Pulwama: Panic gripped Drusso area in Pulwama district of south Kashmir late Friday evening after a loud explosion reverberated near the District Police Lines (DPL) in the area.
The explosion was heard at around 10:20 p.m.
Police sources said that the sound suggested it came from the back side of the police lines, which is an area dotted by orchards. Police carried out a search operation following the explosion and tried to ascertain damages.
“Our men could find nothing in the area. Yes, there was a very loud explosion but that was about it,” SSP Pulwama, Mohammad Aslam, told Kashmir Reader. There were rumours of a grenade being thrown at the DPL but police did not verify the claims.