Parcel blast in Moga leaves one injured

Tribune News ServiceMoga, June 30 A low-intensity explosion allegedly caused by a parcel left one person wounded at Baghapurana town in Moga, police sources said on Tuesday. A person police sources identified as Phulli Ram Thakur (47) was wounded...

Parcel blast in Moga leaves one injured

Tribune News Service
Moga, June 30

A low-intensity explosion allegedly caused by a parcel left one person wounded at Baghapurana town in Moga, police sources said on Tuesday.

A person police sources identified as Phulli Ram Thakur (47) was wounded in the explosion. Thakur and his associate Sonu were taking the parcel for delivery to Moga's Gulab Singh Wala village. The two men took a break at Baghapurana's local office of the courier company when the parcel exploded. Police sources said preliminary investigations showed that the parcel contained a glass bottle with some kind of chemical.

Sonu is believed to have suffered no injuries.

The sources said that the parcel had been sent from Sangrur.

Police sources said the nature of the explosive material is still unknown and is a matter of investigation. Police are accessing footage from some security cameras near the spot of explosion, the sources said.