Six people were injured in twin blasts in Narwal area adjacent to Jammu railway station. The condition of one of them is said to be critical.
At present, the police is trying to find out how the blasts took place.
According to the police, there are junk shops nearby where the blasts took place. Prima facie, these blasts seem to have happened due to some explosive material in the junk.
Police say that the matter is being investigated. The reason for the blast has not yet been ascertained for sure.
The police have cordoned off the spot and are investigating. The injured have been taken to the hospital. It is being told that blasts have been done by planting IEDs in old vehicles.
Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha condemned the blasts and announced financial assistance of Rs 50,000 to the injured.
Let us tell you that Rahul Gandhi’s Bharat Jodo Yatra is in Jammu and Kashmir and due to this there is a high alert here.
The yatra is currently at a halt at Chadwal, over 60 km from Jammu.
Gandhi’s yatra started yesterday in the part of Jammu and Kashmir and is scheduled to end in Srinagar on January 30.
Saturday was rest day for the participants of the march and it will resume towards Jammu on Sunday.