Blast kills 1 in Birbhum


Birbhum: One person was killed and three injured in a blast at Ilambazar area of Birbhum District. Preliminary investigation by the police revealed that the trio were engaged in making bomb for subversive activities in the state. The injured have been taken to a nearby hospital.

West Bengal is known as the hub for illegal bomb making factories. The widespread use of homemade bombs during political conflicts and clashes became a natural phenomenon.