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Explosion in private car on Jammu-Srinagar highway

“There was no loss of life… The driver of the car, who was the lone occupant, appears to have escaped,” the officer said.

IANS | Jammu |

Traffic on the Jammu-Srinagar Highway was stopped on Saturday after an explosion occurred inside a car in Jammu and Kashmir’s Ramban district.

Police said the explosion occurred inside a private car at Tethar, destroying the vehicle.

“The explosion appears to have been caused by a gas cylinder inside the car but this is based on preliminary examination of the car’s wreckage,” a police officer said.

“There was no loss of life… The driver of the car, who was the lone occupant, appears to have escaped,” the officer said.