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Homemade Bomb Kills Child, Injures Nine in India’s Kolkata

India commuters and local residents gather to have a closer look next to the site of a blast in Kolkata on October 2, 2018. – An eight-year-old child was killed and at least nine other people injured on October 2 when a homemade bomb went off in a suburb of the Indian city of Kolkata, police said. (Photo: AFP/Getty Images).

By: Radhakrishna N S

An eight-year-old child was killed and at least nine other people injured on Tuesday (2) when a homemade bomb went off in a suburb of the Indian city of Kolkata, police said. India’s eastern West Bengal state, of which Kolkata is the capital, has a long history of political violence and targeted killings of rival party activists. “The crude bomb exploded below a four-storey building near the market and injured 10 people, four of them seriously,” Barrackpore police commissioner Rajesh Kumar Singh told AFP. “An eight-year-old who sustained injuries in the blast died at the hospital. We are investigating it…

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