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Blast in Parked Bus Rocks J&K’s Udhampur, 2 Injured

Jammu: As many as two people were reportedly injured after a mysterious blast took place inside an empty bus that was parked at a petrol pump at Domail Chowk in Jammu and Kashmir’s Udhampur district on late Wednesday night. Other vehicles parked nearby were also damaged in the blast. The injured were shifted to Udhampur District Hospital.Also Read – Motorola Launches Budget-Friendly 'Moto g72' in India | Details Here

As per reports, the bus was parked near a petrol pump and was empty at the time of explosion. The intensity of the blast was such that the roof of the bus got damaged, while window panes of several nearby vehicles were also damaged. Also Read – College Boy Plays Pasoori On Veena, Crowd Goes Crazy. Viral Video Has 19 Million Views


#WATCH | J&K: A blast occurred in an empty passenger bus parked near a petrol pump at Domail Chowk in Udhampur at around 10:30 pm. Two persons were injured and have been shifted to the District hospital. Police & other agencies reached the spot.

(CCTV Visuals verified by Police) pic.twitter.com/3ESVXPdufP

— ANI (@ANI) September 28, 2022

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A large number of police personnel and a bomb disposal squad reached to the spot after receiving information about the blast.

“The blast occurred around 10:30 pm. Two people have been injured in the incident and vehicles parked nearby have also suffered damage. The reason for the blast is still not known. We are investigating the matter,” said Suleman Choudhary, DIG Udhampur-Reasi Range.

This was the second blast reported in Udhampur city within a span of a few hours.  The second one occurred around 5.40 am on Thursday. Although no one was injured in the second blast, the vehicle was badly damaged, the sources said.

More details awaited

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