Explosion near Farooq Abdullah’s Rally

SRINAGAR (CIHAN)- A blast took place near the venue of Union Minister and National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah’s rally in Khanyar area of Srinagar this afternoon. The explosion, which sounded like a grenade blast, caused panic among the people who had assembled to hear the NC leader.

Abdullah was addressing the rally when the blast took place. While a wall was damaged in the attack, one CRPF personnel is said to be injured in the incident. The area has been cordoned off and the police are investigating the attack.