Srinagar: A person was killed while as two others were injured in a mysterious blast when some explosive material went off at Chuder Ban area of Khudwani in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district.
Official sources said that the persons were trying to set on fire some trash in which the explosive material was lying went off at Chuder ban village of Khudwani at around 10:45 am.
In the blast, one person died on the spot while as two others suffered serious injuries, they said.
The deceased has been identified as Nazir Ahmad Bhat son of Abdul Khaliq Bhat.
Both the injured were shifted to PHC Qaimoh where from one critically wounded namely Abbas was referred to district hospital Anantnag for specialized treatment, they said.
SSP Kulgam Gurinder Pal Singh also confirmed the incident.
The officer said that police has taken cognizance of the incident and further investigations have been up to ascertain the nature of blast. (GNS)