Blast outside Delhi HC

Blast outside Delhi HC

The police, however, denied the blast was an acc­ident. The explosion occurred ar­ound 1:25 pm near a lawyer’s car outside gate 7. The explosive substance was wrapped in a polythene bag.

Security officials, including two units of the bomb disposal squads of the National Security Guards (NSG), collected samples from the spot.

 “It was not an accident. There was a minor explosion. A packet containing explosives kept in a plastic bag near the car's right side exploded. There were minor damages to the car. There was no casualty or injuries," Delhi police’s Special Commissioner (Law and Order) Dharmendra Kumar, who first arrived at the spot, said.

The blast triggered in the bag kept near a lawyer’s car was not life threatening, he added.The officials, who took away the Ford Figo car of adv­ocate Rajat Jain for forensic examination, denied that the lawyer had anything to do wi­th the blast.

Delhi Police's Special Cell, Crime Bra­nch and Bomb Detection and Disposal Unit officials, besides several fire br­igade tenders, rushed to the site.