Explosion at West Bengal's Meghdoot club building, no casualty

No casualty was reported in the blast that took place at 'Meghdoot' club near Mallarpur railway station. 

Published: 30th June 2019 10:31 PM  |   Last Updated: 30th June 2019 10:31 PM   |  A+A-

Bomb blast

For representational purposes


SURI: An explosion severely damaged a club building in West Bengal's Birbhum district in the wee hours of Sunday, police said.

No casualty was reported in the blast that took place at 'Meghdoot' club near Mallarpur railway station. Police said the explosion blew away the roof of the single-storey building and damaged its walls.

The blast that occurred at around 2 am brought local people near the club. They found that fire was raging inside the damaged building. A fire tender arrived at the spot and doused the blaze.

District Superintendent of Police Shyam Singh said, "Forensic experts have taken samples from the spot. A case has been registered." The TMC and the BJP blamed each other for the incident.

"The BJP men had stored explosives in the club, which went off," TMC district president Anubrata Mondal said. Birbhum BJP vice-president Dilip Ghosh said, "It is the TMC which is is behind the explosion." The club officials were tight-lipped.


Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp