03/08/2015 12:52 PM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:25 AM IST

Child Injured In Crude Bomb Explosion In Kolkata

West Bengal state police personel stand guarding the bomb blast spot next to the Central Reserve Police Force(CRPF) camp in Kolkata on November 10, 2014. Bangladesh national Seikh Rahmatulla alias Sajid claimed to be the chief of Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh(JMD) terror module in the recent Burdwan blast is kept inside the CRPF camp after National Investigation Agency (NIA) arrested him. AFP PHOTO/Dibyangshu SARKAR (Photo credit should read DIBYANGSHU SARKAR/AFP/Getty Images)

A three-year-old child was injured when a crude bomb exploded inside a sewerage pipe kept beside a road in Tala Park area of the city this morning.

"A toddler sustained injury in the explosion and has been taken to state-run R G Kar Medical College and Hospital.

Doctors are treating him," a senior police officer said.

The incident happened at around 9.25 AM when the crude bomb exploded inside a pipe kept by the side of the road at the crossing of Tarashankar Sarani and Khelat Babu Lane in Tala Police Station area.

A probe has been initiated, the police officer said.

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