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3 killed in powerful car explosion at Bathinda, Punjab

By Oneindia

Maur, Jan 31: At least three persons were killed and 15 others injured in a powerful blast near a rally of a Congress candidate in Punjab's Bathinda city on Tuesday evening. The exact nature of the blast is not known as yet.

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Those killed include two adults and a boy. Their identity has not been ascertained yet.

The police suspect that a pressure cooker with Improvised Explosive Device exploded inside a Maruti car. The possibility of it being a cylinder blast as the car was run on LPG is also not being ruled out.

The incident took place at Maur Mandi, about 200 km from Chandigarh, close to where Congress candidate Harminder Jassi was addressing a rally.

SDM Latif Ahmed confirmed three deaths due to the blast. Punjab will be going to polls on February 4.

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