Vehicle damaged in Balakot blast

Excelsior Correspondent

POONCH, Aug 16: An explosion occurred in Balakot area of Mendhar sub-division of Poonch district, in which one vehicle was partially damaged.
Official sources said that on August 14, at 10:30 pm, an explosion took place near Panchayat Ghar, Nad village, in which the vehicle was damaged. On receiving information, the police and Army reached the spot.
Local people said that in the night there was a massive sound of an explosion, after which they got scared. In the morning they found a vehicle damaged.
SDPO Mendhar Sheezan Bhatt along with SHO and other officials reached spot and took stock of the incident. Local Sarpanch of the area, Aftab Khan, said that this incident happened at night and we want an inquiry into the matter. He said in the morning national flag was to be unfurled at the same place. SDPO said that the police was investigating into the matter.