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Early morning blast in Delhi, 1 injured

Last updated on: May 23, 2005 15:28 IST

Hours after the twin cinema hall blasts in the national capital, another explosion took place in northeast Delhi early on Monday, injuring one person.

The explosion occurred when a man picked up a purse near a railway crossing on Wazirabad road in Nandnagri area at 5.45 am.

As he opened the purse, an explosion took place, injuring his hands and face, police sources said.

The victim was rushed to a nearby hospital, they said. 

Forensic experts were assessing the nature of the explosive, police sources added.

The blast came shortly after the explosions in two cinema halls in Delhi on Sunday evening, which killed one person and injured over 50.

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