This Article is From Nov 20, 2017

2 Policemen Killed While Defusing Bomb In Jharkhand

Some members of the bomb disposal squad were defusing explosives seized by the police and stored at a police station in Jharkhand's Giridh district, when one of the bombs detonated

2 Policemen Killed While Defusing Bomb In Jharkhand

The blast was so powerful that it broke the windowpanes of houses near the police station

Ranchi: Two policemen were killed and three others were injured after a bomb that they were trying to defuse went off inside a police station in Jharkhand's Giridih district today, police said.

Some members of the bomb disposal squad were defusing explosives seized by the police six months ago and stored at a room in Saria police station, when one of the bombs detonated, a police officer said.

The blast was so powerful that it broke the windowpanes of houses near the police station. The policemen who died in the accidental blast have been identified as Mohamad Asraf Qureshi and Mahendra Turi.