Two minor blasts reported in separate incidents in Pune

Pune: One person was killed and three others were injured in a gas cylinder explosion at a scrap shop at Kondhwa in the city on Tuesday, police said.

The reason behind the blast which occurred near Khadi machine square in the area is being investigated, city police control room said.

Two minor blasts reported in separate incidents in PuneA police inspector checks out the site. Pic/Chaitraly Deshmukh

In another incident, a two-wheeler rider was injured in a blast, reportedly set off by some chemical explosives wrapped to his bike at Narayangaon village in the district today, rural police said.

The explosion happened when the bike owner-- Devidas Kale--tried to start the vehicle this morning. The police is investigating the incident and the type of chemicals used to trigger the blast.

Police inspector, Narayangaon said, "It is not a terror blast. We are still trying to probe the motive. The materials used in the bomb are detonator and gelatin paper.”

- With inputs from Chaitraly Deshmukh

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