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Agra Rocked by Two Low Intensity Blasts, No Casualties Reported

According to reports, the first explosion occurred in a heap of garbage while the other took place at a house neat Cantonment Railway Station in the city.

Pranshu Mishra | CNN-News18

Updated:March 18, 2017, 11:37 AM IST
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Lucknow: Two low intensity blasts were reported near Agra Cantonment Railway Station on Saturday morning.

No damage or loss of life was reported in the explosions.

According to reports, the first explosion occurred in a heap of garbage while the other took place at a house near Cantonment Railway Station in the city.

The police have begun an investigation into the incident with DIG Agra reaching the spot.

It is not yet clear as to what caused the blasts.​

"Two explosions were heard early today. The UP police has taken over and now forensic investigations are being done to determine the cause," Divisional Railway Manager Prabhash Kumar told PTI.

Police sources said the two explosions were heard as garbage was being dumped into a tractor trolly near the railway station. Investigations were on and locals were being questioned.

Police sources said the two explosions were heard as garbage was being dumped into a tractor trolly near the railway station. Investigations were on and locals were being questioned.

"Luckily, the engine driver had seen it in time and applied emergency brakes. A note threatening terrorist attacks was found at the spot," police said.

The train crashed into the boulder but since the speed was low, it did not cause any major damage, it said.

(With Agency Inputs)

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| Edited by: Nakshab Khan
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