Shantinagar MLA NA Haris, others injured in explosion

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Shantinagar MLA NA Haris, others injured in explosion

Shantinagar MLA NA Haris, others injured in explosion

Bhavana S   ¦    Jan 23, 2020 08:09:49 AM (IST)

Shantinagar MLA NA Haris, others injured in explosion-1Bengaluru: Shantinagar MLA NA Haris sustained injuries on his right leg following a minor explosion during a cultural event.

Six others also sustained injuries. Following the incident, additional police forces rushed to Vivekanagar and surrounding areas which are considered as sensitive.

The incident happened at Vanarpet at past 10 pm.

Mohammed Nalapad Haris, son of NA Haris stated that attack was a targeted one. "This event was organised to celebrate the birthday of MGR. A ball-like object was thrown at him causing him injuries," he stated.

According to the police, all the injured have been admitted to a private hospital for treatment.