Kolkata, September 6
Two individuals have been killed and one other significantly injured after crude bombs, which have been saved in a shanty, exploded in Kamarhati within the northern outskirts of Kolkata on Sunday, police mentioned.
The blast occurred round 5.30 pm and it partially broken a shanty within the congested Dhobighat space close to the India Foils manufacturing unit, Barrackpore Police Commissioner Manoj Kumar Verma instructed PTI.
Three individuals have been discovered mendacity contained in the shanty after the blast, he mentioned.
They have been taken to the Sagar Dutta Medical College and Hospital and two of them have been declared introduced lifeless, he added.
The different individual is present process therapy and his situation is acknowledged to be crucial, Verma mentioned.
Asked if the three have been making crude bombs when the explosion occurred, he mentioned, “That is not yet clear.” A bomb squad and a forensic crew are anticipated to go to the location on Monday to substantiate the precise trigger and circumstances behind the incident, he mentioned.
The incident triggered panic within the space, which is positioned within the North 24 Parganas district. PTI