Blast near venue of Congress VP Rahul Gandhi's rally in Shahjahanpur
Shahjahanpur: Exposing a shocking case of security lapse, a massive blast occurred in a bike nearby the venue in Shahjahanpur where Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will address a public meeting on Tuesday.
Police is investigating the cause of blast.
What is the incident?
- Blast occurred in a bike following fire on late Monday evening at Nigoha area in Shahjahanpur.
- The incident occurred just 200 metres away from the venue where Rahul will lead a road show and also address the people.
- Police is trying to find out the reason behind the blast and fire.
Police took too much time to reach the site:
- Rahul Gandhi is a SPG Security holder.
- A team of local police reached the incident site nearly 30 minutes after it was informed.
- Police has launched a hunt for the owner of the bike.