Three residential houses damaged in IED blast in Tral

Three residential houses damaged in IED blast in Tral


TRAL, MARCH 02 : Three residential houses were damaged in an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast which was planted by suspected militants to target government forces’ vehicles in Tral area of Pulwama district in the wee hours today, official sources said.

They said militants had planted an IED on main road at Amlar- Awantipora, Tral, to target forces’ vehicles.

The IED exploded prematurely at 0300 hrs when nobody was there. Three nearby houses were damaged due to the impact of the blast, sound of which was heard in the five km area.

A local resident said the blast was so powerful that houses were damaged.

However, he said, fortunately no one was injured in the blast.

Press Trust of India

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