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Blast near a mosque in Gilgit, 2 injured

Youth protesting on the Punial Road after a hand-grenade attack this evening in which two people were injured.

Youth protesting on the Punial Road after a hand-grenade attack this evening in which two people were injured.

Farman Karim Baig 

Gilgit, November 14: A blast occurred near a mosque in Gilgit city at around 07:35 pm today.  At least two people were injured as a result of the blast, according to initial report.

The blast was, reportedly, caused by a hand-grenade hurled by unknown terrorists from a vehicle passing through the Punial Road locality of Gilgit city.

The injured, identified as Shabbir and Ibrahim, were shifted to the District Headquarters Hospital.

Law enforcing personnel near the blast site

People have gathered near the blast site and raising slogans against the government for failing to protect lives of the people.

Personnel of the law-enforcing agencies have reached the site to take the situation under control. The police have claimed that they have arrested some people in connection with today’s attack.

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