Under construction shrine blown up in Neelum Valley

The shrine was partially damaged in early-morning blast, while police had recovered a dozen of thrown hand grenade unexploded with ball baring and other material—Photo Kashmir Image

By: Jalaluddin Mughal

An under construction shrine adjacent to a masque in Pakistan administer Kashmir (PaK) was blown up on early  Monday morning, police, in Kundal Shahi Town of Neelum Valley told on Monday.

The shrine was located isolated in a graveyard, near central masque of Kundal Shahi town—the largest market in locality—caused no loss but police recovered  dozens of hand grenades unexploded, said local Police.

Station Police Officer Athmaqam, Raja Ansar Sajad told Kashmir Image that police received an information from the local villagers about the explosion at Kundal Shahi where, a team of police reached at Isolated shrine of Syed Ghulam Rasool Shah and recovered hand grenades unexploded.

He said some unknown miscreants threw the local made hand grenades at shrine. Building of the shrine is partially damaged after explosion.

The blasts were heard in the area, but no loss of life was reported as they fell in an open area.

He said the Police had recovered a dozen of thrown hand grenade unexploded with ball baring and other material while two dozen grenades were reported by police were exploded.

Dozens of local residents protested near the shrine against the incident and blocked the road to Athmaqam by burning tyres—Photo Kashmir Image

Dozens of local residents protested near the shrine against the incident and blocked the road to Athmaqam by burning tyres—Photo Kashmir Image

Local residents told that the shrine was recently built in the graveyard however, a seminary namely Jamia Madnia and Madni Mosque were previously built adjacent to the graveyard.

Police in investigating the possible involvement of the elements previously involved in sectarian clashes.

Meanwhile, a dozen of local residents protested near the shrine against the incident and blocked the road to Athmaqam by burning tyres and demanded the police to take action against the miscreants involved.

Police has registered a case against unknown persons and started investigation of the incidents, SHO added.

 

Comments

comments

Be the first to comment on "Under construction shrine blown up in Neelum Valley"

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published.


*