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May 10, 2013 at 09:39pm IST

Maharashtra: Several injured after blast in state transport bus

Mumbai: An explosion in a state transport bus in Latur district of Maharashtra on Friday evening left several injured.

According to sources, the cause of the blast was unknown. Nearly 10-15 people are believed to have been injured in the blast.

Sources said a bomb disposal squad has been rushed and the Maharashtra ATS is on its way to the site.

Initial reports said that the blast took place between 7:15 pm and 7:30 pm. However, there is no confirmation yet on the number of the injured and the nature of the explosion.

The Home Ministry is said to have sought a report from the Maharashtra Police on the explosion. The National Investigation Agency (NIA) is also sending a team from Mumbai to Latur.