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Grenade attack near police station in J&K's Ramban

ADGP Mukesh Singh speaks during a press conference in Ramban, J&K. File photo

ADGP Mukesh Singh speaks during a press conference in Ramban, J&K. File photo | Photo Credit: PTI

A bomb blast took place outside a police station in Ramban’s Gool area in the Jammu province on Tuesday morning. No casualty was reported in the blast.

“A grenade blast took place near Ind police post in Gool area of Ramban district, even as a case has been registered and further probe was underway,” Additional Director General of Police (ADGP), Jammu, Mukesh Singh said.

The Jammu Kashmir Ghaznavi Force (JKGF), a militant outfit, left a letter at the spot claiming the responsibility for the blast.

“A case has been registered. Further probe is underway,” ADGP Singh said.

Meanwhile, a Border Security Force (BSF) spokesman said an unidentified flying object with a blinking light was fired upon on Monday night along the International Border. 

“The incident took place at 21:35 in the Kanachak area as the object tried to cross the International Border (IB). The object was not observed by troops thereafter, search of the area is underway,” the BSF said.

Meanwhile, Mr. Singh convened a meeting with the Army, the Border Security Force, the Central Armed Police Forces, the intelligence agencies and police’s security wing to discuss security arrangements being planned in view of the present security scenario of Jammu region.

A police spokesman said the ADGP highlighted the latest trends in terror activities during the meeting and urged each agency to work towards mitigating the threat.

“A detailed briefing was given by all officers present in the meeting on the overall security assessment and emerging threat perception,” the spokesman said.

Mr. Singh stressed on anti-drone measures, border deployment grid, launching of offensive operation in Rajouri and Kishtwar.

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