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Container bomb explodes in garbage dump, death of 17-year-old boy MPNRC News

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Container bomb explodes in garbage dump, death of 17-year-old boy

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Garbage Dump (Photo Credit: Pexels)

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Kolkata: A 17-year-old boy was killed when a container bomb exploded in a garbage dump in West Bengal’s North 24 Parganas district on Saturday morning.

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The incident took place at Ajmatala behind Rahara police station, about 15 km from Kolkata, they said. He said the bomb was inside a container, when Sheikh Salim took it from his father and threw it on a lamppost, it exploded. Police said Sheikh’s father found the container while cleaning the garbage dump.

“Sheikh was first taken to Barrackpore BN Bose Sub-Divisional Hospital and then to Sagar Dutta Hospital, where he was declared brought dead,” a senior police officer said.

After the incident, panic spread among the local people and a heavy police force was deployed in the area. Police said who planted the bomb is being investigated.

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