Srinagar: On Monday, a police release said that a blast occurred at Ganai Mohalla inside a joint compound of residential premises in Anchar area of Soura in Srinagar district. The release stated "In Anchar area of Soura in Srinagar district, a blast occurred at Ganai Mohalla inside a joint compound of residential premises belonging to Farooq Ahmad Mir and Abdul Rashid Mir when few children were playing inside the compound,".
It further read "In the incident, three children and two elder family members sustained minor injuries. They were evacuated to the hospital where they are being treated for their injuries. All injured are stated to be stable,". According to the police, officers from the local police station visited the spot and are ascertaining the facts pertaining to the blast.
However, it is to be noted that earlier Pakistan violated ceasefire in Sawjian sector of Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district on Friday. The ceasefire violation took place at about 8:30 am. Pakistan resorted to shelling with mortars along the Line of Control (LoC). The neighbouring country also used small arms to violate ceasefire. The Indian Army is retaliating strongly. No casualties have been reported yet. on April 1 also, Pakistani Rangers resorted unprovoked firing in Mankote and Krishna Ghati sectors of Poonch. One BSF (Border Security Force) officer was martyred in the cross-border firing. A six-year-old minor was killed in the shelling. Five defence personnel and nine civilians were also wounded in the ceasefire violation. In the retaliatory firing by the Indian forces, several Pakistani posts across the Line of Control (LoC) were destroyed.