According to reports, the blast took place inside a polling station in Watergam. No casualties have been reported from the blast site so far.

Soon after the police and local administration learned about the incident, they rushed to the blast site and cordoned off the area.

The polling booth is housed in a government school building.

Militants had earlier threatened to attack the polling booths to disrupt the voting.

More details awaited.

(JPN)

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