Jammu grenade blast: Toll touches 2 with the death of Kashmiri man

Published by Kashmir News Trust on March 8, 2019, 1:40 pm

Kashmir News Trust Web Desk


Jammu: With the death of a Kashmiri man, the death toll has touched 2 in Jammu grenade blast. Over 30 persons were injured four of them critical while two died in a grenade blast that ripped through Jammu bus stand on Thursday.

   On Friday, a 32-year-old Kashmiri man, Muhammad Riyaz, a resident of Anantnag district’s Mattan village, died while undergoing treatment at the Government Medical College (GMC) hospital.

A teenager, Mohammad Sharik, from Uttarakhand was killed shortly after the grenade blast.

Within hours of the incident, police claimed to have arrested the accused Yasir Javed Bhat, a resident of Khanpora-Dassein village in Kulgam and said he was tasked by militant outfit Hizbul Mujahideen to carry out the attack, the charges refuted by the outfit that condemned the attack.