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25 August 2019

Snigdha Chandan Das

Bhubaneswar: An auto driver sustained serious injuries after a bomb exploded in his auto-rickshaw near Tankapani Road on Sunday. His condition is stated to be critical.

The blast occurred when the vehicle was in motion. The driver identified as Gobinda Rao was spotted in a pool of blood and was shifted to a private hospital on Lewis Road by locals.

Badagada police rushed to the spot and seized the three-wheeler. Police sources said, a crude bomb was placed in the vehicle without the knowledge of the driver. However, the facts of the matter are being verified.