Indian Air Force station at Jammu rocked by two blasts

In connection with two powerful explosions at an airport run by the Indian Air Force in Jammu, under provisions of the unlawful activities prevention act, the Jammu and Kashmir police have registered and First information report early on Sunday.

Minor injuries have been sustained by two people due to the splinters from the blast as the first explosion took place at 1:37 a.m. followed by the other at 1:42 a.m. Although the investigation is on and further details are awaited there has been no damage reported to the equipment presents there As mentioned by Lieutenant Colonel Devender Anand, Defence public relations officer. According to sources, relating to conspiracy and commission of terrorist acts, the case has been registered under sections 16 and 18 of UAPA.

While an NSG team is arriving from Delhi, the senior NIA officials who were in Kashmir Valley for an investigation into another case have been asked to reach Jammu.

An alert has been sounded across the Jammu division, A bomb disposal squad and a team of forensic experts to the technical area were dispatched by the police soon after the blast, while two people are also arrested by them from near the area.

An IED was seized from a suspected militant who was arrested near a shopping mall in the jurisdiction of Trikuta Nagar police station by Jammu and Kashmir police. According to Mukesh Singh the Additional Director General of police, the IED weighed nearly 5 kg.

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