12 students injured after mysterious blast at school in Kashmir's Pulwama; police trying to ascertain nature of explosion

The school has been identified as Falahi-i-Milat at Narbal. Almost all schools in the state remain closed for winter vacations at this time of the year. So it is not known whether the institute was open or special classes were being held for the students

FP Staff February 13, 2019 15:34:44 IST
12 students injured after mysterious blast at school in Kashmir's Pulwama; police trying to ascertain nature of explosion
  • No casualty has been reported so far

  • Police is trying to ascertain the nature of the blast

  • The school has been identified as Falahi-i-Milat at Narbal

At least 12 students have sustained injuries in a mysterious blast that took place at a private school in Narbal area of Pulwama district in south Kashmir on Wednesday. No casualty has been reported so far and police is trying to ascertain the nature of the blast. The explosion took place around 2.30 pm. A case has been registered and an investigation is underway.

12 students injured after mysterious blast at school in Kashmirs Pulwama police trying to ascertain nature of explosion

The injured students have been admitted to a hospital. ANI

Jawed Ahmed, teacher at the private school told ANI, "I was teaching and then suddenly an explosion occurred. I cannot say how many students were injured."

Those injured have been shifted to the PHC Kakpora hospital for treatment.

The school has been identified as Falahi-i-Milat at Narbal. Almost all schools in the state remain closed for winter vacations at this time of the year. So it is not known whether the institute was open or special classes were being held for the students.

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