One killed, five injured in blast at Delhi’s Chandni Chowk

One person was killed and five others injured in an explosion at NayaBazar near Chandni Chowk in Delhi on Tuesday morning.

Initial investigations suggest that the blast could be due to a cracker burst. A lot of explosive materials, used in crackers, were found at the site of explosion, officers told TOI.

Window panes of the surrounding buildings were damaged due to the impact of the blast.

An explosion in old Delhi’s Naya Bazar area on Tuesday morning left one person dead and at least five others injured. The explosion took place very close to a mosque in Chandni Chowk area,


news agency ANI reported. Preliminary probe revealed that the man, killed in the explosion, was carrying a bag containing explosive material. He was reportedly smoking when the blast occurred.

The man is believed to be a native of West Bengal and has arrived in Delhi on Monday night.

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