Blast near venue of Congress VP Rahul Gandhi's rally in Shahjahanpur

Shobhit Kalra

Shobhit KalraBy Shobhit Kalra

Published on 27 Sep 2016 12:21 AM GMT

Blast near venue of Congress VP Rahul Gandhis rally in Shahjahanpur
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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.

Shobhit Kalra

Shobhit Kalra

Writer has 10 years of experience in digital media. Presently working as Chief Sub Editor at newstrack.com. An avid reader and always willing to learn new things and techniques.

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