One injured in blast at Karnataka's Hubballi railway station; police cordon off platform, launch search operation
The blast occurred when he picked an unclaimed parcel at the station, a major junction where headquarters of the South Western Railway Zone is located
A man was injured in an explosion at Hubballi Railway Station in north Karnataka on Monday, police said
A police officer added it was not a major explosion
The entire platform was cordoned off, and an extensive search operation was being carried out
Bengaluru: A man was injured in an explosion at Hubballi Railway Station in north Karnataka on Monday, police said. The blast occurred when he picked an unclaimed parcel at the station, a major junction where headquarters of the South Western Railway Zone is located.
Hubli: A box exploded at Hubli Railway Station, today. One person injured, and has been admitted to hospital. Police and Railway Protection Force are at the spot. #Karnataka pic.twitter.com/DtjykGbhJm
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"Due to the explosion, one person was injured and a glass nearby was broken," said a police officer. He added it was not a major explosion. Soon after the incident, the Railway Police and the officials rushed to the spot.
The entire platform was cordoned off, and an extensive search operation was being carried out, police sources said adding the injured had been hospitalised.
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