A grenade attack has been reported at a market in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir. 14 people have been injures, 6 of them are critical and have been shifted to a hospital in Jammu.
A grenade was thrown in market place in the Poonch city this evening, Divisional Commissioner (Jammu zone) Pawan Kotwal said.
In the blast, 14 people were injured, six of them are critically injured and have been shifted to Jammu hospital.
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Police and other security forces, who were on alert due to the Buddha Amarnath yatra in the border district, have cordoned off the area and launched search operation. Further details are awited, he said.
The incident has taken place close of Dashnami Akhara in the city.