Miscreants hurl bombs in Ganjam’s Bhanjanagar market


Ganjam: Panic gripped the locals after unidentified miscreants hurled bombs in Bhanjanagar market in Ganjam district on Thursday evening.

The incident occurred yesterday at around 6.30 pm while there was a power cut at the market.

According to sources, three bike-borne miscreants first exploded a country-made bomb in front of Axis Bank Puruna Bazar branch. Then they targeted Jagannath Jewellery, Hero dealer Rebati Motors, a liquor outlet along with another shop with more bombs before speeding away through the bypass road.

While no casualty was reported, the front entrance glass panel of the Hero showroom was completely shattered.

On intimation, police reached the spot and launched a probe into the incident. Reportedly, efforts to identify the culprits is underway.

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