Two blasts within eight hours in buses in Udhampur has put the security forces in state of high alert . On Wednesday night, a blast occurred in an empty bus parked near a petrol pump at Domail Chowk, injuring two people, sources said, adding the bus used to be parked at the spot daily.
Two blasts occurred within 8 hours in Udhampur; two people got injured in the first blast and are now out of danger, no injury in 2nd blast, says DIG Udhampur-Reasi Range told ANI
The bus on which the second blast occurred had come from Basantgarh in Udhampur district and was on night halt at the bus stand. It was scheduled to leave for Basantgarh in the morning.
Army Bomb Disposal Squad, as well as officers & dog squad, have reached the bus stand in Udhampur, Jammu & Kashmir, where the second blast occurred. pic.twitter.com/rMCGRrVMYd
— ANI (@ANI) September 29, 2022
The blast occurred around 10:30 pm. Two people have been injured in the accident and vehicles parked nearby have also suffered damage. The reason for the blast is still not known. We are investigating the matter, Suleman Choudhary, DIG Udhampur-Reasi Range told ANI
According top PTI, The incidents occurred just days ahead of the visit of Union Home Minister Amit Shah starting October 4. He was supposed to embark on a three-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir on September 30 and hold public meetings in Rajouri on October 1 and Baramulla on October 2. However, the visit was rescheduled.