Serial bomb blasts in Agartala
A series of five bomb blasts occurred at crowded markets and bus stands in Agartala, capital of Tripura killing 2 persons and injuring 100 people on Wednesday evening. The condition of 5 of the injured was stated to be critical.
The low-intensity blasts took place at Agartala’s main shopping area Maharaja Ganju Bazar, Gobind Ballah Pant market, busy Radhanagar bus stand, Agartala Motorstand and Abhay Nagar localities. The first bomb blasted at Radhanagar bus stand at around 7.30pm.
A live bomb was recovered at Agartala Motorstand while another exploded without causing any casualty as the place had by that time emptied of people.