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Low-intensity explosion at Delhi's Rohini court; forensic, NSG teams on spot

The fire officials said they received information about the explosion at 10.40 am, following which seven fire tenders were rushed to the spot.

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New Delhi Updated on: December 09, 2021 14:00 IST
Cop injured in an explosion in Delhi's Rohini court,
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Cop injured in an explosion in Delhi's Rohini court, proceedings suspended

Highlights

  • A minor 'suspicious' blast occurred inside courtroom of Delhi's Rohini Court, 1 person injured
  • The reason behind the blast will only be ascertained only after investigation, said the officials
  • At least seven fire tenders were rushed to the spot

One person was injured in a low-intensity explosion that took place inside courtroom 102 in Rohini district court on Thursday morning. At least seven fire tenders were rushed to the spot, as per the officials. ​The fire officials said they received information about the explosion at 10.40 am, following which seven fire tenders were rushed to the spot.

Special Cell of Delhi Police is investigating the matter. NSG has also been called to the spot. 

According to the Delhi Police PRO, a laptop bag is likely to be the source of the explosion which occurred around 10.30 am. A policeman on duty at court number 102 was injured in this blast. 

"The spot has been cordoned off. Forensic and NSG teams are inspecting and examining it," the PRO said.

DCP Pranav Tayal said: "The suspicious explosion at the Rohini Court today happened in a laptop bag, while a court proceeding was underway. One injured person has been admitted to a hospital."

The incident comes months after jailed gangster Jitendra Gogi was shot dead by two men, who were dressed as lawyers, inside a Rohini courtroom on September 24, with police in retaliatory fire killing the assailants, who were from the slain gangster's rival Tillu gang.

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