Kolkata: Blast blows off building's roof in Beleghata, no casualties reported

Updated: 13 October, 2020 14:59 IST | Agencies | Kolkata

According to the police the blast blew off part of the roof of Beleghata Gandhimath Friends Circle Club in the city. The cause is yet to be ascertained

The spot of the explosion. Pic/ANI.
The spot of the explosion. Pic/ANI.

An explosion was reported in Kolkata's Beleghata area on Tuesday, said police. There were no reports of any injuries or casualties due to the blast.

 

According to the police the blast blew off part of the roof of Beleghata Gandhimath Friends Circle Club in the city. The cause is yet to be ascertained.

A team of forensic experts has reached the site of explosion to collect evidence, and sniffer dogs have been pressed into service to find out clues, if any, the police said.

One of the local residents said such incident has never before occurred in the area.

"We heard a huge explosion, following which we rushed out of our houses and found two persons fleeing. Their faces were covered... We do not know what exactly happened," he said.

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First Published: 13 October, 2020 11:02 IST

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