Ananth Kumar, Superintendent of Police, Jalpaiguri, said some people escaped with minor injuries. The injured have been admitted to a Alipurduar sub-divisional hospital.
The area had been cordoned off and a bomb squad has been sent to the area. The deceased has been identified as Sujit Das, 27. Extremists of the Kamtapur Liberation Organisation (KLO) and ULFA are active in the area.