Fourth blast in 5 months on Haryana bus, now Team Khattar mulls CCTVs

Haryana government has decided to install CCTVs in all state roadways and private buses.

Published: 08th June 2016 05:39 AM  |   Last Updated: 08th June 2016 05:39 AM   |  A+A-


CHANDIGARH: Close on the heels of the explosion in the Haryana Roadways bus in Pipli near Kurukshetra, yet another low-intensity explosion took place in a private bus on Tuesday at Bhuna near Fatehabad, which left two passengers injured.

Now, the Haryana government has decided to install CCTVs in all state roadways and private buses.

This is the fourth blast in the state in the last five months, which has caught the Haryana Police napping as till date no blast case has been solved.

Two persons were injured as a result of an explosion, which occurred in a private bus, bearing registration No. HR 62 8372, on Bhuna-Fatehabad road. The bus was on its way from Jakhal to Fatehabad. Additional Director General Police (law and order) Muhammad Akil said the explosive device was in a black bag. Preliminary examination by authorities has revealed the use of a sulphur-like substance, commonly used in crackers.

He said that in the incident, Bhagirath, about 45 years of age and his wife Rajbala, about 40 years of age, have suffered minor burn injuries. Both are out of danger and are being treated in Civil Hospital, Fatehabad.

Senior police officers along with Bomb Disposal Squad and Crime Scene Team reached the spot and are investigating the case.

Hisar Inspector General of Police OP Singh said counter-bombing protocol for public places had been invoked. As a precautionary measure, security of bus stands and buses had been increased.


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