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Blast in Cantonment area

Written by: Staff
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Varanasi, Mar 17: One person was injured when a crude bomb exploded near a medical shop under Cantonment area of Varanasi last night, police today said.

The wounded -- identified as Nihal-ud-din -- was procuring medicines from the drug store when the incident occurred. He was taken to hospital.

The shop's window panes were damaged under the impact of blast, police added.

A case had been registered and investigations were on.

On March 7, twin blasts had rocked Varanasi at Sankatmochan Temple and Cantonment Railway Station, killing at least 17 persons including several devotees, besides wounding scores of others.

UNI

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