Blast in theatre near Mumbai, no casualties

February 20th, 2008 - 9:24 pm ICT by admin  

A file-photo of Jodhaa Akbar

Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) A bomb blast ripped through a cinema theatre in Panvel town near Mumbai Wednesday evening when it was screening “Jodhaa Akbar”, police officials told IANS. There were no casualties. When the blast took place the afternoon show was about to end at the Cineraj theatre in Thane district’s Panvel, about 100 km from here.

There were no casualties in the blast, according to preliminary reports. Investigations were on, the police said.

In a precautionary move, another theatre in the locality was evacuated and searched by a bomb detection squad and sniffer dogs. The police were combing the whole area for suspicious things.

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