June 2007 News

Detonator Explodes In Cigarette

20 June 2007
The Daily Excelsior

Jammu: A surrendered militant was injured when a detonator exploded in a cigarette he was smoking in Gandoh police station in Doda district last night. He has been identified as Mohd Rafiq, a Hizbul Mujahideen militant, who had recently surrendered before police. Police said the small detonator, planted inside the cigarette, exploded when Rafiq was smoking causing him minor injuries. He he has been hospitalised. This is not for the first time when a small detonator was planted inside the cigarette. Earlier also, a couple of such traps were laid by the militants to kill their targets. Police have started investigations to know as to how detonator filled cigarette reached to the surrendered militant. A case has been registered for further investigations.


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