Bomb Blast at Wazirganj Lucknow Court, several Lawyer injured
Lucknow: Bomb blast happened in Lucknow Wazirganj Court, today around 12 Noon. Reports say that an advocate was targeted by few people. The matter of personal vexation came on the floor.
In this bomb blast few people got wounded. No big is yet find.
After the explosion, the court erupted into chaos. Some lawyers sustained minor injuries in the blast. Lawyer Sanjeev Lodhi was attcked in the Kacehri Wazirganj. He was targeted in this attack, faced some injury. He has blamed Jitu Yadav for this attack.
Three Live Bombs were also find near the court area.
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Lodhi said about 10 people hurled crude bombs outside his chamber in which he and two other lawyers were injured. “One bomb exploded but two still lay unexploded,” he said, questioning the security on the premises. Bomb disposal and dog squads have reached the site of the blast.
Last month, lawyers struck work in protest against the recent attacks on them in the state.
The Bar Council of Uttar Pradesh had asked bar associations to abstain from work to put pressure on the government to pass legislation to protect lawyers.
On January 7, lawyer Shekhar Tripathi (32) was beaten to death with sticks by five men in Lucknow, triggering anger among his colleagues who sat with the body at the district collectorate demanding justice.
On December 17, a man was killed and two policemen injured when unidentified assailants opened fire at Bijnore CJM’s court.
2017 Lucknow Civil Court Blast:
Lucknow civil court compound on 24th Oct 2017 witnessed scenes of panic when a low intensity sutli bomb went off, triggering a massive explosion. Nobody sustained injury when the blast took place at 4pm. The bomb was hidden inside a washroom on the first floor of the building.
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