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.

SOURCE: CIHAN