1 killed, 15 injured in explosion in Udhampur

Greater Kashmir reported that an explosion took place under a vending cart at Salathia Chowk.

1 killed, 15 injured in explosion in Udhampur
1 killed, 15 injured in explosion in Udhampur. Courtesy: ANI

Udhampur:  One person was killed and 15 others injured in an explosion in Jammu & Kashmir's Udhampur on Wednesday. The injured have been hospitalised.

The Udhampur Police is probing the blast intensity. Greater Kashmir reported that an explosion took place under a vending cart at Salathia Chowk.

Vinod Kumar, SSP Udhampur, "Blast intensity to be revealed in further probe:". 

Union Minister Jitendra Singh is in touch with Udhampur District Collector Smt Indu Chib.  

Singh said in a tweet, "Blast explosion around “Rehri” near Tehsildar office at #Udhampur. One life lost, 13 injured being moved to hospital.I am in touch with D.C Smt Indu Chib on minute to minute basis. Exact cause and origin of the blast is being worked out..too early to draw any definite conclusion". 

Udhampur is 200 km south of the state capital Srinagar.