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Srinagar: Suspected militants triggered off a low-intensity improvised explosive device (IED) in Dangerpora area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police said on Friday. However, the officials said that there was “no loss of life or injury” reported in the explosion. A senior police officer told GNS that the small-sized IED was placed near a shop. “There was no loss of life or injury in the incident,” he said. The area, he said, has been cordoned…

Srinagar: An Improvised Explosive Device (IED) that was spotted early this morning on Pantha-Chowk-Nowgam road stretch in Srinagar was diffused successfully by the bomb disposal squad after which traffic was resumed on the road, officials said. The train services that started after a gap of 11 months also resumed normally. A police official said that an IED was planted on the Pantha Chowk-Nowgam road, a few hundred meters away from the Nowgam Railway station near…

Anantnag: Suspected militants on Tuesday triggered off an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in Pazalpora area of Bijbehara on old national highway. An official told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that IED which was kept in a scrap in a dumper was triggered off in Pazalpora area near CRPF party, which exploded with loud bang. However, he said that no injury was was reported during the incident. He said that team of Police, Army and intelligence…

Two people were killed and three injured in an explosion near a “Kashmir Solidarity Day” rally in Quetta on Friday, reported Samaa TV. The explosion took place inside a truck, parked outside deputy commissioner’s office on Anscomb Road in the city, the report added. One injured was said to be in a critical condition. On 5 February, Pakistan marks “Kashmir Solidarity Day” that is also a national holiday in the country. The report quoted witnesses…

Srinagar: A 70-year-old man, who had suffered minor injuries in his leg following a grenade blast at bus stand Tral two days ago, died at his residence on Monday. Police says that the man’s death was natural and not as a consequence of the injuries he suffered along with seven other civilians at the bus stand Tral on January 2. Officials said that Mohammad Abdullah Gujjar (70) son of Sadiq Gujjar died at his residence…

Gujarat: Two people died and another four were injured in a pipeline blast in the Kalol city of Gujarat’s Gandhinagar on Tuesday. A report by India Today said that besides deaths and injuries, two houses also collapsed due to the blast. Initially, it was said to be an Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) pipeline, however, the company in a statement clarified that the pipeline does not belong to ONGC. ONGC in a statement said:…

Srinagar: At least three employees of Sher-i-Kashmir University of Agriculture Science and Technology (SKAUST) were injured on Tuesday after a mysterious blast took place in varsity’s Shalimar campus, officials said. They said that three persons were injured in a blast and subsequently given proper treatment at Shalimar campus. “We are confirming the nature of the blast; however, three persons were injured in the incident,” said an official. The trio, working in the Registration Section of…

Pulwama: Twelve civilians were injured on Wednesday evening after suspected militants hurled a grenade on armed forces personnel in Kakapora area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Official sources said that militants lobbed a grenade on joint team of Police and CRPF in Kakapora. However, the grenade missed the intended target and exploded on road. In this incident, twelve civilians received splinter injuries and were subsequently shifted to a nearby hospital for treatment. All of them…

Srinagar: Suspected militants on Wednesday evening lobbed a grenade on armed forces in Kakapora area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Official sources said that militants lobbed a grenade on joint team of Police and CRPF in Kakapora. However, the grenade missed the intended target and exploded on road. In this incident, two civilians received splinter injuries who were subsequently shifted to a nearby hospital for treatment. Soon after the attack, the area was cordoned off…

Poonch: An army captain was injured in a blast while handling a grenade at a post on Line of Control in Balakot sector of Poonch district, officials said on Wednesday. They said the incident occurred at about 1230 hours last night and a Captain of 19 Kamoon namely Saurav Kumar was injured. He was shifted to Army Hospital Rajouri for treatment, the officials said. In another incident reported in north Kashmir, an armed forces personnel…