1. Delhi: Explosion in Naya Bazaar kills 1, injures several others

Delhi: Explosion in Naya Bazaar kills 1, injures several others

A garbage picker was killed after he picked up a jute bag which contained the explosive and was kept in the congested lanes of the wholesale market.

By: | Updated: October 25, 2016 2:26 PM
bomb-l “Prima facie it looks like a firecracker explosion in a jute bag,” said Virendra Chahal, Joint CP Northern Range.

On Tuesday, one person was killed while several others were injured when an explosion took place in Naya bazar, Chandani Chowk. A garbage picker was killed after he picked up a jute bag which contained the explosive and was kept in the congested lanes of the wholesale market. Forensic teams and officers from the Special Cell are on the spot and collecting samples.

“Prima facie it looks like a firecracker explosion in a jute bag,” said Virendra Chahal, Joint CP Northern Range.

More details are awaited on this.

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