14 live bombs recovered from shop in Howrah district

The shop owner, who was injured in the explosion yesterday, has been admitted to Uluberia hospital with severe burn injuries.

Published: 14th September 2017 01:13 PM  |   Last Updated: 14th September 2017 01:13 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

HOWRAH: Fourteen live bombs were today recovered from a shop in Howrah district, where a man
was injured in an explosion yesterday, police said.

Bomb squad personnel, during the search in the shop this morning, found the explosives, a police officer said.

Komer Ali, the shop owner, who was injured in the explosion, has been admitted to Uluberia hospital with severe burn injuries, the officer said.

Investigation into the incident is underway, he said, adding, police has not been able to interrogate Ali as he is in hospital.

The explosion happened at the Teen Kapati Pool under the jurisdiction of Manikpur police station yesterday evening when Ali was closing the shop, the officer said. 

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