Parcel bomb blast in Delhi, one wounded
NEW DELHI: One person was injured as a bomb sent in a courier exploded on Monday evening in Delhi’s Jamia Nagar area.
The blast took place at around 4pm when Mohammad Uzair, 45, a resident of Shaheen Bagh in Jamia Nagar, opened a courier.
Uzair works as a manpower supplier and the blast occurred at the groundfloor of a three-storeyed building.
Uzair suffered burn injuries and was rushed to the AIMMS Trauma Centre. His condition is reported as stable.
The person who delivered the courier fled as soon as the bomb exploded.
According to police, the explosive used in the parcel blast was of ‘mild nature’. It is suspected that the parcel bomb might have been sent by someone with whom Mohammad Uzair had enmity in recent past.
The family and relatives of Uzair are being questioned by the police for further details.
Search is on to track the courier company which delivered the parcel.