Pulwama, February 13: At least 12 students of class 10th were injured in a blast inside a private school in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Wednesday. The mysterious explosion occurred inside a classroom of the private school Falahi-i-Milat at Narbal of Kakpora area at around 2:30 pm. As soon as the explosion occurred, the police swung into action and the injured were rushed to a nearby hospital. Jammu and Kashmir: Five Terrorists Gunned Down by Security Forces in Kulgam Encounter.
However, the exact reason of the blast has not yet ascertained. The police have started an investigation into the blast. Talking to news agency ANI, school teacher Jawed Ahmed said, "I was teaching and then suddenly an explosion occurred. I can't say how many students are injured."
Statement of a school teacher:
Srinagar: Jawed Ahmed, teacher at a private school in Pulwama where an explosion has occurred, he says, "I was teaching and then suddenly an explosion occurred. I can't say how many students are injured." ; #Visuals from the hospital where the students have been admitted pic.twitter.com/xFzDWowH0E
— ANI (@ANI) February 13, 2019
Meanwhile, earlier in the day, two Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists were killed in an encounter in Budgam. Incriminating material, including arms and ammunition, were recovered from the encounter site in Gopalpora village of Chadoora area. One of the deceased terrorists was identified as a top LeT commander Abu Maaz. Similarly, on February 10, security forces gunned down five terrorists during a gunfight in Kellam Devsar area in Kulgam district during a search operation.