Tamil Nadu: Another blast kills 1, injures 4 in Thiruporur
27, Aug 2019, 9:13 AM IST
Thiruporur (Tamil Nadu): After the blast at a temple in Kanchipuram, another blast near the Gangai Amman temple in Thiruporur has left residents in a frenzy. The blast has claimed the life of one person and injured 4 others.
Residents noticed a portion of the temple's compound wall and that of the neighbouring structure were damaged due to the explosion.
Preliminary investigation by the police revealed that it was a country bomb that had exploded. Someone had hidden the bomb in the temple tank and during the cleaning of the tank, workers had removed it and placed the bomb on a tree nearby. It exploded after it fell. The explosives surfaced as the temple was recently cleaned.