ANDHRA PRADESH

Buffalo killed in mysterious blast

HYDERABAD: A buffalo was killed in a mysterious blast that occurred inside the Saroornagar tank on Saturday afternoon. The police said that around 3 p.m, when the cattle entered the water, one of them might have stepped upon some explosive material, suspected to be an electronic detonator, due to which the explosive went off, killing the buffalo. Immediately, the local police along with the Forensic experts arrived on the scene. The tank is adjacent to Green Park Colony in Saroornagar. No explosive material could be recovered. Investigators believe that someone must have thrown the detonator into the water. Hut dwellers washed clothes daily at the tank, the police said.

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