Crescent Kashmir

Minor boy injured as ‘abandoned’ grenade goes off in Kupwara

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A ten-year-old boy was wounded after an ‘abandoned grenade’ went off in Parraypora Kalaroos area in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Thursday afternoon, official sources said.

They said that the boy namely Zubair Ahmad son of Ghulam Mohammed Khan was fiddling with the abandoned grenade lying in the vicinity of his house. The device exploded, resulting in injuries to the boy who was immediately rushed to a local health facility.

A police team reached the spot and found another grenade there, the sources told a local news agency, Global News Service (GNS).

Emerging story, more details awaited. (GNS)



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