Kerala: One person was killed and 35 injured in a multiple bomb blast on Sunday morning at a convention center in Kalamassery near Kochi in Kerala. The incident happened at 9:00 a.m.
According to police, multiple explosions were reported from the spot where the meeting of Jehovah’s Witness Believers was held. All injured have been shifted to the Government Medical College Hospital in Kalamassery. Among the injured, the condition of seven persons is said to be critical.
The hall has been sealed and Kerala Police’s Anti Terror Squad has reached the site. The investigation is on whether the incident is an act of terror.
According to ANI, An eight-member National Security Guard (NSG) team, including an officer, is on the way to Kerala to inquire about the bomb explosion. The team is expected to reach the bomb blast site by this evening.
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Ernakulam, Kerala | One person killed in an explosion at a Convention Centre in Kalamassery, say Kalamassery police
More details awaited.
— ANI (@ANI) October 29, 2023
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