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Blast in Ludhiana court kills one, 5 injured

A screen grab of the video taken inside the court after the blast took place.

Ludhiana: One person was killed and five others injured after a blast took place inside a court complex in Ludhiana city of Punjab on Thursday afternoon.

The blast reportedly took place around 12:22 pm in the washroom on the third floor when the district court was functioning.

The explosion damaged the walls of the bathroom and ripped through a section of the building, besides shattering glass in nearby rooms. The district court was crowded and functioning when the explosion took place, reports said.

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