Srinagar: Two individuals reportedly sustained minor injuries on Wednesday when some substance they were fiddling with exploded. The incident occurred in their neighbourhood at Damhal area of Kulgam. (Also read: Police Arrest 6 in Connection With CRPF Bus Attack)

Both were shifted to hospital for treatment. Shahid and Ikhlaq are stated to be stable. Ikhlaq was discharged after preliminary medical treatment while Shahid is undergoing treatment. Police have taken cognizance of the incident and are probing the circumstances of the blast.

Earlier in February, two boys were injured when a grenade they were toying with went off in Pulwama district of South Kashmir.

They said Sharafat Bashir and Junaid Bilal, both 13, were fiddling with the explosive device when it went off near Rohama, causing serious injuries to one of them.

They were both shifted to PHC Rohama from where they were shifted to district hospital Pulwama.

Reports said the boys apparently found the grenade from the scene of an encounter at Drabgam, nearly five kilometers from the site where the explosive went off.

Two militants of Jaish-e-Mohammed had been killed in an overnight gunbattle with government forces.