Six injured in a blast near Gandhi Maidan in Patna

Patna, Feb 10 :  At least six people were injured in an explosion near Gandhi Maidan area here on Monday. All the injured persons were rushed to the Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) where the condition of one person is said to be critical.

According to a senior police officer, explosion took place in a house at Daldali Road near iconic Gandhi Maidan. The intensity of the blast can be gauged from the fact that the nearby buildings were also affected due to its impact.

Police said the injured persons include three children and two women.

Residents of the area alleged that the blast was heard a few hundred meters away and claimed that it was not a cylinder blast but a bomb explosion. At least two houses in the vicinity were damaged, they said.

Senior Superintendent of Police Upendra Sharma said, "We have started investigation. It is too early to say anything on the issue.


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