Bhubaneswar: An auto-rickshaw driver was seriously injured after a bomb exploded in his auto-rickshaw near Tankapani Road this evening.
Eyewitnesses said that the explosion took place when the driver identified as Gobinda Rao was driving the vehicle. “We heard an explosion and rushed to the spot. The driver was lying in a pool of blood. We immediately rushed him to the nearest private hospital,’ said an eyewitness.
Police have started an investigation into the incident. “We suspect that the bomb was kept inside the auto-rickshaw. We are also trying to verify the antecedents of the driver,” said a police official.