Suspected grenade explosion leaves Rajouri villagers in fear

A suspected explosion due to a hand grenade outside a temple left villagers of Rajouri’sKotedhara Palma in fear with police said to have registered a case in Rajouri police station starting investigation into the matter.

Locals from the area told Greater Kashmir that a powerful explosion was heard in the area on the intervening night of Thursday and Friday at around 1 AM but there was no information regarding the nature and site of the explosion.

In the morning, locals said, they came to know that an explosion took place near the boundary wall of Kali Mata temple located along Kotedhara Sankari road.

Official sources said that after receiving information of the explosion sound heard by locals, police patrolling teams were rushed to the Palma area but no concrete development took place and only in the morning locals informed police about damage due to an explosion in front of a temple in Palma Kotedhara village.