Cylinder blast in car near CRPF convoy on Srinagar-Jammu highway
Srinagar: A blast has been reported on Saturday in a car in
Banihal in Jammu and Kashmir’s Ramban district. The mysterious blast has
happened in a Santro car on the Srinagar-Jammu highway near Banihal which is
across the Jawahar tunnel.
The explosion is believed to be a cylinder blast. No
casualties have been reported so far.
As per reports, a convoy of CRPF personnel was passing by
the area when the blast took place.
Banihal Police said that the accident happened after the
cylinders kept in the car leaked and then caught fire.
Police confirmed that there have been no casualties in the
CRPF sources, meanwhile, said that the prima facie blast in
the car seems to be a cylinder explosion. The CRPF convoy was at a significant
distance from the explosion site. The incident does not appear to be an attack,
CRPF sources added.