crude bomb blast
[Representational Image] The police seized 653 crude bombs from Burdwan district and also held around 1,117 people in connection with the case.Reuters

Two explosions took place in the premises of a sessions court in Kanpur city of Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday.

No casualty has been reported as yet.

The incident took place ahead of the bar council election. The candidates contesting the election were campaigning outside the court when the explosions took place, News 18 Hindi reports.

The Kanpur police have started investigation into the bomb blast. 

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