Grenade blast at Jammu bus stand, 18 injured

Militants today resorted to a grenade attack at a bus stand in Jammu. According to police soruces, at least 18 people have suffered injuries.

IGP Jammu MK Sinha said, “It was a grenade explosion, it has caused injuries to approximately 18 people, all shifted to hospital.”

As per media reports, a grenade was thrown inside the bus. The area where the blast took place has been cordoned off by security person.  All the injured have been moved to a nearby hospital.

This is the third grenade blast in the vicinity in the past 10 months. Past midnight on December 28, suspected terrorists had hurled a hand grenade near the bus stand police station. No one was injured in this attack.

Earlier on May 24, three policemen and a civilian were injured in a similar grenade attack on the under-construction bus stand along the BC Road. The accused were subsequently arrested.

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