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Karnataka: Box Explodes At Railway Station In Hubballi, Two Injured
Box explodes at railway station in Karnataka's Hubballi, two injured.
Box Explodes At Railway Station In Karnataka's Hubballi, 2 Injured(representational image)
New Delhi: A box exploded today at a railway station in Hubballi in Karnataka which led to two people injured, the police said today. The police said they are trying to find out whether the box contained firecrackers or other explosive material.
When a man picked an unclaimed parcel at the railway station, the blast happened. The station is a major junction where the headquarters of the South Western Railway Zone is located, news agency Press Trust of India reported.
"Due to the explosion, one person was injured and a glass nearby was broken," said a police officer.
He said it was not a big explosion. The Railway Police and other officials rushed to the spot soon after the incident.
The platform has been sealed off and an extensive search operation has been launched, the police said.
The people who were injured were rushed to the hospital.
Hubballi is a town in northern Karnataka, 410 km from state capital Bengaluru. The place is best known for its handloom textiles and a trading hub of iron and cotton.
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