Minor boy killed, 3 injured in mysterious blast

Srinagar: A seven-year-old boy was killed and three others were injured in a mysterious blast in Shopian district on Wednesday.
Official sources said a group of boys were fiddling with an object which exploded at Meminder in Shopian, resulting in injuries to four children. “They were immediately taken to a local hospital, where one of them,identified as Saliq, was declared brought dead.”
The sources said all the three injured have been referred to SHMS hospital, Srinagar, in a critical condition. “Police have deputed a team to the spot to ascertain the cause of the blast,” they added.