Kollam: A low intensity blast took place in the parking area of Kollam Collectorate on Wednesday, claiming one life.
 
An unused jeep that belonged to the labour department was burnt as a result of the blast.
 
As per police reports, a steel bomb was used as there were 13 batteries and 17 fuse wires strewn around. Police said that it was a well-planned blast as explosives were placed in the vehicle to trigger the blast. 
 
(Further details are awaited)