Bihar violence: Six injured while handling explosives in Sasaram, 2 held
2 April, 2023 | Pragati Singh
6 persons were injured handling illegal explosives at a private residence in Rohtas.
According to police, six people were hurt while handling illicit explosives on a private property, and two people were arrested in Rohtas when new violence erupted in the state on Saturday evening. The injured were transferred to a hospital, and a forensic team was dispatched to the scene, according to authorities.
“We learned that 6 persons were injured handling illegal explosives at a private residence in Rohtas. A team of forensic experts is conducting an investigation on the spot. Two persons have been arrested,” said Rohtas Police.
However, Rohtas Police dismissed media claims that residents were fleeing their homes in Sasaram due to fears of communal violence. He warned the populace not to believe any rumours.
“This is a totally baseless and absurd rumour. No one has left his/her locality. We appeal to the general public not to pay heed to any such rumour. The situation is peaceful and normal in Sasaram,” the Rohtas police said.
Sasaram DM Dharmendra Kumar said, “There was a bomb blast in Sasaram and the injured were referred to BHU hospital. We’re investigating the matter from all angles.”