Mysterious blast outside Central jail

A police official said that an explosion with a big bang occurred outside highly fortified Central Jail at Kathidarwaza in Downtown.

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Srinagar, Publish Date: Feb 13 2019 12:31AM | Updated Date: Feb 13 2019 12:31AM
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A mysterious blast took place outside Central Jail here on Tuesday, police said.

A police official said that an explosion with a big bang occurred outside highly fortified Central Jail at Kathidarwaza in Downtown. 

"It was not clear whether explosion was caused due to grenade or a petrol bomb," the official said. However, police said there was no damage.

A police source said that soon after the explosion, top police officers reached the spot to collect evidences and find out whether the explosion was caused due to grenade or a petrol bomb. 

Meanwhile according to GNS militant outfit Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) has claimed responsibility of "grenade attack" on the CRPF personnel stationed at the Central Jail.

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