Rajouri blast update: Minor girl succumbs to injuries, toll two

IED blast took place in the house of one of the slain civilians where people had gathered for condolences
Protesters raise slogans in Dangri village of Rajouri.
Protesters raise slogans in Dangri village of Rajouri.GK photo

Rajouri, Jan 02: A minor girl who was among six persons injured in an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast on Monday in Dangri area of Rajouri district, succumbed to her injuries. 

News agency, Kashmir News Observer reported quoting medical superintendent GMC Rajouri, Dr Mehmood  that the minor girl who was injured in the blast today morning has succumbed to her injuries during treatment. 

With the death of the minor girl, the toll in the blast has reached to two. 

Earlier, an official said that an IED blast took place in the house of one of the slain civilians of a firing incident in Rajouri last evening when people had gathered for condolences. 

“During the explosion, a child about 7 years of age died on the spot while six others have been injured in the incident," officials had said.

They said that the injured were taken to GMC Rajouri for treatment. 

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