Explosion outside court in Mysuru, no causalities

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Banguluru, Aug 1: An explosion took place near a court in Mysuru today. A crude bomb was planted at a toilet near the court premises in Mysuru and a loud explosion took place at 4.15 PM today. No casualties have been reported. The Jayalakshmipuram police are investigating the matter.

The police say that the motive is unknown and only further investigations will give a clear picture. The dog squad was pressed into service. The police say that traces of ammonium nitrate had been found. However the same has been sent for analysis, police officials also state.

Explosion outside court in Mysuru

Unconfirmed reports also suggest that three batteries had been found at the spot. The explosion was low intensity in nature. The walls of the toilet have been damaged. Immediately after a loud sound there was panic in the area. Several people gathered around the spot. The police had a hard time dispersing the crowd.

The Home Minister of Karnataka, Dr Parameshwar is likely to visit the spot and take stock of the situation. Police officials say that a SIM card found at the spot is also part of the investigation. It is too early to conclude anything or attribute any motive, the police also point out.

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