Srinagar, August 19: A mysterious blast near the office of ruling Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) created panic here at Jawahar Nagar area of city on Saturday evening.
A police official told news agency GNS that a mysterious explosion near J-2 quarter which houses BJP office at Jawahar Nagar this evening and resulted in fear and panic in the area.
He said the area houses residences of senior politicians of various political parties and it is not clear what caused the explosion.
A police party led by SHO Rajbagh has been dispatched to the spot to asses the situation and ascertain the facts. When contacted SHO Rajbagh, Ghulam Moihuddin, he said that the explosion was not caused by grenade.
“I am on spot and the nature of blast is being ascertained. However it was not a grenade explosion because such no damage has occurred,” the SHO added.
Sources said no loss of life or injury has occurred in the explosion.(GNS)