Srinagar: An Unexploded old Shell exploded on early Saturday morning at Kralpora area of Central Kashmir’s Budgam district, officials said.

In a handout to GNS, the police said During early morning hours at about 0745 hours some loud sound was heard by inhabitants of Kralpora where some minority families also reside.

The police spokesman further stated that SSP Budgam along with BDS team visited the incident site. During a preliminary investigation it seems that some unexploded old shell in old building material and scrap piled up there might have exploded which have caused the loud sound.

No injury reported. Further investigation into the incident is going on, reads the statement.(GNS)