They said that a box, which was lying near the crossing of Central Avenue and Madan street, suddenly exploded in the busy area, where people were on way to their offices.

A large number of police personnel cordoned off the area and the bomb disposal unit was pressed into service. Sniffer dogs were also brought in.

The bomb disposal squad recovered another bomb similar to one that exploded. The bomb has been sent for forensic examination.


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