Srinagar: A man was injured on Saturday after an old shell went off while he was cleaning a private school in Handwara area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district.
Official sources told GNS that the man identified as Reyaz Ahmad Ahanger son of Abdul Ahad Ahanger was cleaning Hillwill School when the shell went off, leading to injuries to him.
He was shifted to hospital and his condition is stated to be stable, they said.
SP Handwara Dr GV Sandeep told GNS that investigations into the incident have revealed that it was old shell which exploded, leading to the injuries to the sweeper. “He is stable,” the police officer added.
(Syndicated feed from GNS)