A high intensity blast hit the fruit bazaar in Dum Dum. Reasons for the explosion are not known. Unconfirmed reports said that an 8 year old child was killed.
The Bomb Squad has rushed to the site. Police have ruled out cylinder blast. Political blame game has begun with Trinamul accusing the RSS for the blast according to reports.
Purnendu Basu a Bengal minister said that it was a well planned blast near the TMC office.