Minor injured in explosion

Minor injured in explosion
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Kupwara: A ten-year-old boy was injured on Thursday after an old grenade went off at Kanipora, Kalaroos in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.

A senior police officer told Greater Kashmir that two old grenades were found in the area, “one of which exploded after the minor identified as Zubair Ahmad Khan, a resident of Khan Mohalla Kalaroose touched it causing splinter injuries to him”.

The boy was removed to a health facility where he is stable, the police officer said.

Meanwhile police has initiated investigation into the matter.

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