4 dead, 16 injured in Ludhiana cinema hall blast

November 14th, 2007 - 2:14 am ICT by admin  
The bomb ripped the auditorium of Sringar cinema hall, located in the heart of the city, at around 9 p.m. when close to 500 people were watching the evening show that began at 8 p. m.

Police and emergency services have reached the spot and the area has been cordoned off.

According to eyewitnesses, a loud explosion was heard near the front stall of the auditorium and that the number of toll would increase.

The blast led to wide scale chaos and confusion in the cinema complex and in the ensuing disorder some people got injured.

Ambulances took the injured people to civil hospital as firefighters carried out the rescue operations. he blast follows the Thursday’s blast at the historic Ajmer dargah where two people were killed and 17 others were injured. (ANI)

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