The Charaideo Superintendent of Police (SP), Anand Mishra and Army Commandant said that whether the blast that took place in Sonari is not confirmed if it is a bomb or IED blast.
The police and army reached the spot immediately after the blast and said that the blast form is not yet known as they have not recovered any explosives, wire or detonator in the blast site.
Police suspected that it might be a battery blast as there is a battery shop nearby. It was said that the effect of the blast could be felt up to 10-15 km from the blast site.
However, the explosion took place at Dhudar Ali in Sapekhati area at Sonari on Monday night at around 11.40 pm after which tensed situation prevails in the area ahead of the Republic Day.