Explosion near Indian Oil fuel station in Jammu and Kashmir

A mysterious blast at a fuel station in Narwal area of Jammu district on Tuesday created panic among people with police saying the blast took place due to short circuit.

Quoting an official, a local news agency KNO reported that window panes of office of fuel station were also damaged due to the blast.

Soon after the blast, a police team reached to the spot to ascertain the facts.

SDPO East Jammu, Syed Zaheer Abbas Jafari said that prima facie it seemed the blast has occurred due to some short circuit.

He said that police have evacuated a nearby building and are ascertaining further details The mysterious blast follows the recent attack on an Army vehicle in Poonch on April 20 in which five soldiers lost their lives.