Crude Bomb Blast At School, Students Evacuated: Bengal Police

Story Highlights
  • A bomb exploded on the roof of Titagarh Free India High School.
  • No casualities reported.
  • The commissionerate assures of probe in the matter.

West Bengal: A crude bomb exploded on the roof of a school building in West Bengal’s North 24 Parganas district on Saturday when classes were in progress, a senior police official said.

Preliminary inputs revealed no casualties had occured as the students and staff were on the first floor of the three storied building.

According to a managing committee member of the state-aided institute at Titagarh located in the industrial belt of the district, the students panicked on hearing the sound and ran, while teachers rushed to the sources of sound to find bomb shells on the roof.

A top official of Barrackpore Police Commissionerate told reporters after visiting the spot that the blast was caused by a single crude bomb. It is beinf said the bomb was hurled from the adjacent building. A probe has been called by the commissionerate while the Barrackpore MP Arjun Singh assured to catch hold of the culprit and punish him.

“Had any child been around the spot, I shudder to think what could have happened. I have urged the commissioner of police and other top officials of Barrackpore Police Commissionerate to find out the culprits,” said Mr Singh who returned to the TMC from the BJP last May.

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