Bangalore: Blast near BJP office, several injured

A blast outside the BJP's office in Bangalore left cars parked there gutte.
Explosion near BJP office in Bangalore
A blast outside the BJP's office in Bangalore left cars parked there gutted. Officials at the spot, seen in this picture described the explosion as “low-intensity.”
Explosion near BJP office in Bangalore
This picture clicked by an eye-witness shows the fire that started immediately after the blast.
Explosion near BJP office in Bangalore
The police initially said that it appeared like a cylinder blast in one of the cars caused the explosion. However the police commisssioner then described the explosion as “a motorcycle blast”.
Explosion near BJP office in Bangalore
Several cars, like seen in this picture were gutted in the explosion. But fire brigade authorities managed to curb the spread of the fire.
Explosion near BJP office in Bangalore
Karnataka goes to the polls on May 5 and there has been increased security across party offices. Seen in this picture, a policeman inspects a charred car.
Explosion near BJP office in Bangalore
The explosion has injured eight policemen and five civilians, including two teen girls.
Explosion near BJP office in Bangalore
Another destroyed vehicle near the blast site.
Explosion near BJP office in Bangalore
There is heavy police presence in Malleshwaram area now.
Explosion near BJP office in Bangalore
Another picture of of the charred vehicles after the blast.

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