High alert was declared in the state of Maharashtra as a series of well-coordinated bomb blasts rocked the city of Pune on Wednesday.
Home Secretary RK Singh has not ruled out terror angle saying that the blasts have been carried out in a very well-planned manner.
Four blasts of low intensity took place within a radius of 500 metres of Jangali Maharaj Road. So far one person is said to be injured - the very person carrying the detonators.
Police Commissioner of Pune, Gulabrao Pol, spoke to Zee News saying that detonators and batteries were used in the blasts.
He further said that one of the blasts occurred in a plastic bag being carried by a person, who got injured.
The reports say that three blasts took place on bicycle and the fourth in a garbage dump.
First explosion occurred in a garbage dump near McDonalds outlet after which another blast took place outside Bal Gandarv theatre auditorium.
Very significantly, Sushil Kumar Shinde, the new Home Minister was to arrive here this evening.
Third explosion occured near Dena Bank, where the bomb was kept on a bicycle career.
Fourth blast took place at Garware Chowk.
Two more bombs were recovered from the area, which were diffused by the bomb disposal squad.
Maharashtra Anti-Terrorist Squad has been handed over the investigation of the serial blasts.
The area has been completely cordoned off and the first visuals on Zee News, showed cops flashing torches over the garbage heap outside the Bal Gandarv auditorium.
The police have also accessed the CCTV footage of the area, which is being probed for further information.SOURCE:http://zeenews.india.com/news/maharashtra/serial-blasts-rock-pune-one-injured_791172.html