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Eleven Pilgrims injured in Grenade attacks in Poonch district in Jammu, two arrested

11 yatris of Baba Budha Amarnath Yatra were injured near the shrine when three men hurled a grenade

Jammu, 13th Aug 2016: At least 11 pilgrims were injured, three of them critically, in a grenade blast on Saturday in Poonch district in Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

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A senior police officer told IANS that “11 yatris of Baba Budha Amarnath Yatra were injured near the shrine when three men hurled a grenade.”

11 yatris of Baba Budha Amarnath Yatra were injured near the shrine. Image Source: Wikimedia Commons
11 yatris of Baba Budha Amarnath Yatra were injured near the shrine. Image Source: Wikimedia Commons

He said, “two suspects were nabbed while they were escaping in a vehicle, but a third suspect was still at the large”.

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All the injured have been shifted to a hospital. (IANS)

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