Jhansi, Apr 17 UNI | 4 months ago

A major incident was today averted, when a bomb exploded in Kotwali area of this Uttar Pradesh district today.

According to Senior Superintendent of Police Shiparna Ganguly, the incident took place in a narrow street at old Bisapi locality, where a bomb exploded suddenly.

The window panes of the nearby houses and shops were broken in the mishap. The anti-bomb disposal squad was rushed to the site. No casualty was, however, reported in the incident.

The matter was being investigated as it might be the act of some anti-social elements to affect peace in view of the ongoing Lok Sabha elections.

The Jhansi parliamentary constituency is going to polls in the fourth phase on April 30 next.

(Posted on 17-04-2014)