One person was killed and several injured in a blast outside the district court complex in the Jammu region's Udhampur town on Wednesday.
“A blast took place here in Udhampur town. The cause of the blast is yet to be ascertained. One person has died and 14 have been injured," Senior Superintendent of Police, Udhampur, Vinod Kumar told reporters.
Prime Post, a twitter handle covering Jammu and Kashmir posted a video showing the scene of the blast.
Meanwhile, Union Minister Jitendra Singh said that 13 people have been injured in the incident. The Union Minister assured that he is monitoring the situation closely.
"Blast explosion around "Rehri" near Tehsildar office at #Udhampur. One life lost, 13 injured being moved to hospital. I am in touch with DC Indu Chib on minute to minute basis. Exact cause and origin of the blast being worked out..too early to draw any definite conclusion," Singh tweeted.
Further probe in the matter is underway.