High intensity blast in J-K's Kathua

Thu 30 Mar 2023, 13:17:21
Hiranagar/Jammu: A suspected Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast rocked a border hamlet in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district, creating a huge crater in the ground, officials said Thursday.

Security forces have been put on high alert in the border belts and along the Jammu-Pathankot highway following the blast that took place on Wednesday night.


live grenade was recovered following a search of the area on Thursday morning, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), Kathua, Shivdeep Singh Jamwal told PTI. "Information was received about a powerful blast around 9.30 PM on Wednesday. We launched a search operation this morning...The bomb squad team has collected the samples and sent it for test", the SSP said.

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