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Blast heard in Kathua, searches launched

KATHUA: A blast shook the Hiranagar area in Kathua district, forcing the security establishment to launch a massive search operation.

Sources said a big-bang was heard near BPP Sanyal at International border in the jurisdiction of police station Hiranagar, after which police and other security forces rushed to the spot. Entire area was cordoned off while police officers reached the spot.

“The nature of the blast is mysterious as of now. We are ascertaining it,” they said.

A top police officer while confirming the incident told news agency Kashmir Dot Com that a blast has been heard near International Border in the police jurisdiction of Hiranagar and SSP is proceeding to spot.

“Exact nature of the blast can be known once investigations are completed,” he said. (AGENCIES)


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Blast heard in Kathua, searches launched