Two boys injured after littered shell goes off in Kulgam

Two boys were injured in Dhamhal Hanjipora area of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district after a littered shell exploded on Wednesday.

Shahid (12) and Ikhlaq (11) were fiddling with the explosive device when it went off at Dhamhal Hanjpora, causing minor injuries to both of them, reported news agency GNS.

One of the boys, Ikhlaq, has been reffered to district hospital Kulgam for advanced treatment.

The report said that Shahid has received injuries in his hand while as Ikhlaq suffered wounds in his face.

The doctors have said that the condition of both the boys is stable.

Police has taken cognizance and is probing the circumstances of the blast, said a spokesman.