A building owned by an RSS worker was damaged in a blast at Koothuparambu in Kannur district, Kerala. Police seized 500 gm gunpowder from the building.
RSS worker Valayangadan Raghu's building was damaged in the blast. Police has seized 3 kg gunpowder from the building. Police hasn't issued any statement on the incident as the investigation is underway.
Meanwhile, no injuries reported in the incident.
Kannur is the Communist party bastion since the 1930s. Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan, a local, won his assembly seat from this district's constituency of Dharmadom.
In early January 2017, 10 people belonging to BJP and RSS were taken into custody in Kerala in connection with the hurling of a bomb near the venue of a public meeting of CPI(M) state secretary in Kannur
While CPI(M) alleged that BJP and RSS were behind the incident on , the BJP refuted the charge, saying the Left leadership was trying to spread "fake news" and create tension in Kannur.