Bihar Elections: Cane Bomb Discovered In Rafiganj Constituency, Sparks Panic Among Voters

16/10/2015 1:04 PM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:25 AM IST
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NALANDA, INDIA - OCTOBER 13: Policemen use lathcharge to quell crowd after they started pelting stones over late arrival of Bollywood actor Ajay Devgn at an election rally for the ongoing Bihar Assembly Elections on October 13, 2015 in Nalanda, India. Around 12 people, including some policemen, were injured in the incident. The actor, who was supposed to address the meeting for BJP candidate Sunil Kumar, finally waved at the crowd from the helicopter and did not land. (Photo by Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

PATNA -- With the second phase of the Bihar Assembly polls underway, a cane bomb was found on Friday in polling booth no. 144 near Rafiganj constituency in Aurangabad district here.

The voting had not yet started when the bomb was discovered, sparking panic among voters.

A bomb squad is at the spot ascertaining the situation.

The second phase polling poses a big challenge for the security personnel, as the six districts are Naxal infested and tight security has already been allotted in all the 32 constituencies spread over six districts.

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