Howrah, Jan 30 (Agencies): A bomb hidden in a bush exploded injuring four boys and a woman in Howrah. The incident occurred when the boys went there in search of their ball on Sunday, the police said.

The boys between the age group of 8-12 were playing near a garbage dump at Belgachhia locality of Howrah when their ball went into a bush.

Going towards the bush to search the ball, the boys found an object wrapped in threads, the sources said.
When they tried to check the object, it exploded injuring all the boys and a woman who was passing by the spot.

The five were admitted to hospital.