Mysterious blast in car on Srinagar-Jammu highway near Banihal

A car was completely damaged in a blast on Srinagar-Jammu highway in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday.

The blast took place in a car moving towards Jammu from Srinagar today morning on the highway, around seven kilometres from the Banihal town.

At 1040 hrs a Bus of CRPF 54 Bn( No. HR 66 8067) In Down convoy, was hit by a Santro from back. Car driver escaped. Santro was blown up. CRPF noticed uria, oil bottle, 1 LPG cylinder in Santro. 1 cylinder blasted. Rear windshield of the bus broken but no casualty.

The explosion is believed to be a cylinder blast. No casualties have been reported so far, said a police official.

He said a CRPF vehicle was also moving on the highway when the blast took place. The rear windshield of the CRPF vehicle was damaged in the explosion.

More details emerging.

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