Jammu Blast: South Kashmir resident succumbs, death toll reaches 2

Jammu Blast: South Kashmir resident succumbs, death toll reaches 2
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Srinagar, Mar 8: The death toll in the Jammu bus station blast rose to two after a 32-year-old Kashmiri man injured in the attack succumbed to injuries on Friday.
Officials identified the deceased as Mohammad Riyaz, a resident of Mattan area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district.
Riyaz died while undergoing treatment at the Government Medical College and Hospital in Jammu.
The first person who died was identified as 17-year-old Mohammad Shariq from Uttarakhand. More than 30 civilians were injured.
Earlier Jammu and Kashmir Police said they had arrested the accused person identified as Yasir Javed Bhat a resident of Kulgam hours after the incident occurred on Thursday.
Accused turns out to be juvenile
A teenager who was accused of lobbing a grenade at the Jammu bus stand, killing two men, is under 16 years of age, a report said Friday.
Police have claimed that the boy, who will turn 16 on March 12, was apprehended while fleeing after hurling the grenade at the bus stand that left two people dead and 31 others injured Thursday.
The officials said his Aadhaar card and other identity proofs, including school records, show his date of birth as March 12, 2003.
The interrogators will now conduct an age test on the boy before initiating legal proceedings against him, they said.
Police appeals shopkeepers to install CCTV cameras
A day after a grenade attack at the crowded general bus stand here left two persons dead and 31 others injured, the Jammu and Kashmir Police Friday appealed to shopkeepers to install CCTV cameras to help the force to keep the city safe.
Inspector General of Police, Jammu, M K Sinha made the appeal in a post on his Twitter account.
“Appeal to all market associations in Jammu city. Help Jammu police in keeping your city safe. Install as many CCTV cameras looking out from your shops and establishments as possible. Early action would be very helpful,” he wrote on the micro-blogging site.