Lucknow: A small bomb blast in a court complex in Lucknow; injuring several lawyers. One bomb is reported to have gone off while three other live bombs were recovered. The blast is believed to have targeted lawyer Sanjeev Lodhi. An investigation is underway.
The explosion took place at the Lucknow collectorate in Hazratganj, very close to the Uttar Pradesh Vidhan Sabha, news agency PTI reported. Lodhi, joint secretary of the Lucknow Bar Association, claimed he was the target and blamed another lawyer - Jitu Yadav - for the attack.