At least 12 people were injured, four of them critically, in a bomb explosion in a jeep near Lakshmipur in Bihar’s Jamui district on Thursday.

As soon as the jeep carrying passengers from Sangrampur to Jamui reached a petrol pump near Lakshmipur, a crude bomb kept in the vehicle went off, police sources said.

Twelve people, including the driver and helper of the vehicle, were injured in the blast.

Four of the injured people were admitted to Sadar hospital here where their condition was stated to be critical while others were given first aid at the spot.

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