Srinagar: One person was killed while two others sustained injuries after some explosive material went off at Chidder village in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district.
A police official said that a mysterious blast occurred inside the shop of a scrap dealer.
“As the workers inside the shop were dismantling the newly arrived scrap, a blast happened inside the shop,” he said.
Consequently, three persons sustained injuries in this incident, in which one person succumbed while as two other injured persons sustained critical injuries.
The injured persons have been evacuated hospital where they are undergoing treatment.
The slain has been identified as Nazir Ahmad, son of Abdul Khaliq, a local resident while the injured have been identified as Mohammad Abdullah and Yawar Ahmad.
Police has taken cognizance of the incident and taken up investigations.