J&K: Suspected IED Blast Kills Child, Injures 5 Others in Rajouri

The police said that the explosion was reported near the residence where four civilians were killed by terrorists in a shooting incident on Sunday.
Suspected IED Blast Kills Child in Rajouri | Picture Source: ANI
Suspected IED Blast Kills Child in Rajouri | Picture Source: ANI

A suspected Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast claimed life of a child and injured five others in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday morning.

According to reports, the incident took place in Rajouri’s upper Dangri village.

The police said that the explosion was reported near the residence where four civilians were killed by terrorists in a shooting incident on Sunday.

Interacting with media, ADGP Mukesh Singh said, “A blast has taken place near the house of the first firing incident. Five persons have been injured, and a child has succumbed to injuries. Another is critical.”

Meanwhile, ADGP Singh cautioned people as another suspected IED was spotted in the area.

He said, “Senior officials of the security forces including IG CRPF are reaching the spot.”

Suspected IED Blast Kills Child in Rajouri | Picture Source: ANI
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An incident of firing was reported in the same village on Sunday evening in which four people were killed and six injured.

Two terrorists fired at three houses separated by a distance of around 50 metres from each other in the upper Dangri village.

The office of LG Jammu and Kashmir (J-K) Manoj Sinha has announced an ex-gratia of Rs 10 lakh and a government job to the kin of those killed in the firing incident.

"An ex-gratia of Rs 10 lakh and a government job would be given to the next of kin of each of those civilians martyred in the dastardly attack. Seriously injured would be given Rs.1 lakh. Officials have been directed to ensure best treatment to injured," the Office of LG J-K said in a statement.

(with inputs from ANI)

Suspected IED Blast Kills Child in Rajouri | Picture Source: ANI
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