Child Dies, 5 Injured In Blast Near Site Of Sunday’s Militant Attack In J&K’s Rajouri

JAMMU, Jan 2: A child was killed and five others injured in a suspected Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast that took place in Rajouri’s upper Dangri village on Monday morning, the police said.
Officials said that the explosion took place near the house where on Sunday four civilians were killed by militants in a shooting incident.

“A blast has taken place near the house of the first firing incident. Five persons have been injured, and a child has succumbed to injuries. Another is critical,” ADGP Mukesh Singh told the media.
ADGP Singh cautioned people as another suspected IED was spotted in the area. “Senior officials of the security forces including IG CRPF are reaching the spot,” he added.

An incident of firing was reported in the same village on Sunday evening in which four people were killed and six injured.
Two militants fired at three houses separated by a distance of around 50 metres from each other in the upper Dangri village.


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