A five-year-old boy was killed and 5 others had been injured in a blast on January 2 in Dangri village within the Pir Panjal Valley’s Rajouri, a day after militants killed four civilians and injured six others.
“A blast occurred close to the home of sufferer of yesterday’s firing incident in Rajouri’s Higher Dangri village. One little one has succumbed to accidents. 5 individuals have been injured, one is crucial. One other suspected IED [improvised explosive device] was noticed, which is being cleared,” officers mentioned.
Preliminary studies counsel that the explosion befell round 9:45 a.m. outdoors the home of Rajendra Kumar, whose son Deepak Kumar was among the many 4 individuals killed within the assault.
An investigation has been began to determine the character of blast. Preliminary investigations suspect use of explosives to set off the blast.
In the meantime, J&Ok Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha introduced an ex-gratia of ₹10 lakh and a authorities job to the subsequent of kin of the deceased.
“I strongly condemn the cowardly terror assault in Rajouri. I guarantee the those who these behind this despicable assault won’t go unpunished. My ideas and prayers are with the bereaved households,” The Workplace of L-G of J&Ok tweeted.
Mr. Sinha mentioned that these injured could be given ₹1 lakh.