Press Esc to close
Tuesday 30 September 2014
News updated at 11:07 AM IST
Weather
Max: 31°C
Min : 21°C
In Bangalore
Sunny day
Breaking News

No breakthrough in Odisha blast

Bhubaneswar, July 2, 2013, DHNS:

The Odisha government on Tuesday assured that it would take firm action to prevent incidents such as the Cuttack school bomb blast from happening.

Twenty students were injured, some of them seriously, when a hand-made crude bomb carried by a class IX student in the government-run Ayatpur High School fell from his bag and exploded in the classroom. Though most of the students were released from the hospital after treatment, few of them complained of deafness caused by the explosion and were re-examined at the Sriram Chnadra Bhanja (SCB) Medical College Hospital on Tuesday.

Education Minister R N Nanda, after visiting the school said that a department level enquiry has begun besides a police probe. “I have already asked department officials to file a report on the incident as early as possible. The chief minister has also ordered a detailed inquiry into the incident”, Nanda said.

Police sources said the boy who carried the bomb was injured in the blast himself. The school had thin attendance on Tuesday as parents preferred to keep their children at home.


Go to Top

Photo Gallery
A community Durga Puja pandal in Kolkata...

A community Durga Puja pandal in Kolkata...

Cricket legend and owner of Kerala Blasters football team Sachin Tendulkar during the...

Cricket legend and owner of Kerala Blasters football team Sachin Tendulkar during the...

Police Commissioner Shivanand Jha sweeps the office premises as he participates in the...

Police Commissioner Shivanand Jha sweeps the office premises as he participates in the...

Visitors at an exhibition inside a Tram in Kolkata...

Visitors at an exhibition inside a Tram in Kolkata...

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella interacts with the employees during a visit to the company's ...

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella interacts with the employees during a visit to the company's ...

Female Passengers board a train after train services were partially resumed following...

Female Passengers board a train after train services were partially resumed following...

Fire tenders douse a major fire that broke out in a car service station at Sector 14...

Fire tenders douse a major fire that broke out in a car service station at Sector 14...

A road roller crushes a large number liquor bottles seized by the police from the...

A road roller crushes a large number liquor bottles seized by the police from the...

Audience members react as they attend an event with India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi ...

Audience members react as they attend an event with India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi ...

A painter reacts as he creates a portrait of India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi before...

A painter reacts as he creates a portrait of India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi before...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bangalore - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523