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Terrorists blow off Naib Tehsildar Balakote office in Jammu

By: Express News Service | Updated: June 25, 2014 11:24 am

Terrorists blew off the office of Naib Tehsildar Balakote near the Line of Control in Poonch district during wee hours of Wednesday morning.

Police said that the explosion appeared to have been caused by a time bound improvised explosive device around 1.30 am. The office of Naib Tehsildar is located at Dargloon which is nearly one km away from LOC.

However, there was no loss of life or injury to anybody as none of the revenue staff was present there. The office building sustained extensive damage.

Police said that it was yet to be ascertained whether the terrorists had come from across the LoC to plant explosive or they were already inside the Indian territory.

Senior civil and police officials rushed to the spot soon after hearing about the explosion. Massive searches gave been launched in the area to flush out terrorists, if any.

First Published on: June 25, 201410:04 am
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