A seven year old, boy was killed and several others injured in an explosion in front of a multi-storey building in the Nagerbazar area of the Kolkata’s Dum Dum today, 2 October. Local news reports identify the deceased as Bibhash Ghosh.
A report said , police said four of the six people were ‘seriously injured’.
The explosion took place outside a fruit shop on the ground floor of the building in the congested Kazipara area, which is under the jurisdiction of Dum Dum Police Station, at around 9 am, a police officer said.
The injured have been rushed to the state run RG Kar Medical College and Hospital, he said.
The building also houses the office of South Dum Dum Municipality Chairman, the officer said.
A forensic team and sniffer dogs have been sent to the spot to ascertain the nature of explosion, police told.>