Ahead of Republic Day 6 injured in twin blasts in Jammu’s Narwal

Jammu: At least six civilians were injured in twin mysterious blasts in Narwal area of Jammu district on Saturday just four days ahead of the Republic Day and scheduled Rahul Gandhi led Bharat Jodo Yatra, police said here.

An official told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that two back to back blast occurred near in the bus yard of Transport Nagar in Narwal today morning.

He said in the twin blast sic civilians were injured and they have been evacuated to a nearby hospital for treatment.

Meanwhile, additional director general of Police Jammu, Mukesh Singh also confirmed the incident and said 6 people have been injured.

Following the incident, police, bomb disposal squad and forensic experts reached to the spot.

“The nature was the blast was not yet known, while the matter is being investigation,” said the official.

He said massive searches have been launcher in the area, while special checkpoints have also been set up on different routes.

The blasts took place even as security forces are on high alert in view of Rahul Gandhi’s Bharat Jodo Yatra and the upcoming Republic Day—(KNO)