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Special Cell to probe blast outside Delhi HC

Delhi Police's elite anti-terror wing Special Cell will investigate the explosion outside the Delhi high court on Wednesday.

delhi Updated: May 25, 2011 20:00 IST

Delhi Police's elite anti-terror wing Special Cell will investigate the explosion outside the Delhi high court on Wednesday.

A senior police official said the investigations of the "low intensity explosion" near a car outside the high court has been transfered to Special Cell as they were better equipped and trained to investigate such cases.

The explosion also prompted Delhi Police to sound an alert in the city and strengthen security by deploying more personnel on streets and crowded places like markets and to intensify checking of vehicles.

The explosive kept in a white polythene bag near a lawyer's car parked at Gate No-7 on Service Road went off at around 1:25 pm, causing panic, and three minutes later, police received the call regarding the blast.