An eye opener for India: Jammu blast suspect was a class 9 student who carried grenade in his school lunch box
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A Class 9 student accused of throwing a grenade at a bus stand in Jammu on Thursday carried the weapon in his lunch box and concealed it under dry rice, police sources told NDTV.
Two people were killed and 32 were injured in the attack.
Sources said the police in Jammu had intelligence inputs about a possible attack in the city, which helped them to track down the 15-year-old accused within an hour after the attack.
The minor from Kulgam in south Kashmir was arrested in Nagrota, 20 km from Jammu, while he was trying to return home after carrying out the attack.
The student was self-trained to throw grenades by using content available on YouTube, sources said.
The two people who died in the attack yesterday were from Uttarakhand and Anantnag in south Kashmir . A third, who was critical, died in hospital this morning.
Sources said the police received intelligence inputs on Wednesday about a possible attack at some security installation or a crowded place by the minor in Jammu, after which all police formations were alerted.