One person was killed and several others were left injured after a low-intensity blast took place near Chandni Chowk market in New Delhi this morning.
The blast took place in Naya Bazaar area near Chandi Chowk.
Explosive materials used in making firecrackers has been found at the site of explosion in the area. According to locals, a man was seen carrying a jute bag at the site when the blast took place.
Delhi’s anti-terror wing and Special cell have reached the site of explosion. The crime and forensic teams have also reached the site of the blast to pick up the samples.
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Meanwhile, the nature of the blast is yet to be ascertained as doubts remain if the explosion was caused by firecrackers or cylinder. Police have not ruled out the possibility of terror angle.
Here’s the CCTV footage of the incident :