IED blast in Shopian; no collateral damage

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SRINAGAR: Unidentified terrorists triggered a low-intensity improvised explosive device (

IED

) blast near an army vehicle in Turkwangam area of

South Kashmir

's Shopian district on Sunday. Fortunately, no life was lost, nor any property damaged in the explosion, an official said.
Reinforcement has been rushed to the spot and the area cordoned off to nab the attackers, he added.
Meanwhile, J&K Police said that two sons of deceased Tehreek-e-Hurriyat chief Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai and four other people have been arrested for raising anti-national slogans during Sehrai’s funeral at Tikkipora in Kupwara last week. Sehrai (77) had died of Covid-19 under detention in

Udhampur

jail,

Jammu

.
“Both sons of Late Sehrai & 4 others have been arrested for raising antinational slogans during funeral. But, they haven’t been booked under

PSA

. Please don’t spread rumours,” J&K Police tweeted on Sunday. Earlier, there were rumours on social media that Sehrai’s sons were arrested under the stringent Public Safety Act.

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