1 Killed In Explosion, 30-40 Bombs Recovered In Bengal’s Burdwan

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A bomb ripped through the ceiling and concrete walls of a local club, killing one person at Sribati village in Burdwan district. During search operations after the explosion last night, 30-40 live bombs were found from under a culvert, the police said. On hearing a deafening noise, villagers rushed out to find smoke billowing out of the premises of the local Mohammedan Sporting Club and the body of 60-year-old Lalu Sheikh lying nearby. Additional SP Raj Narayan Mukhopadhyay and Katwa Sub Divisional Police Officer Sachin Makkar rushed to the spot, cordoned off the village and carried out extensive search operations. About 30-40 live bombs kept in two tin containers were found from under a culvert, a police officer said.

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