Gopalganj: Panic prevailed at Rangrez Colony under Barauli police station in Gopalganj district after a bomb that was being manufactured in a double storey building exploded at around 7.15 pm on January 11. Panic prevailed in the locality and people started running helter skelter to save their lives while the shopkeepers downed their shutter.
On getting information, Barauli ps SHO Chandrika Prasad reached the spot and arrested four persons in this connection. Most of the families in Rangrez Colony have fled away after the explosion. Eyewitnesses said that bombs were being manufacture at the house of one Mansoor Alam in Rangrez Colony. They said that at around 7.15 pm, one of the bombs suddenly exploded. “Such was the explosion that its sound reverberated in entire area,” said a local youth. Taking advantage of the confusion, Mansoor Alam and his family members escaped from there. It may be mentioned here that Rangrez Colony is notorious for manufacturing bombs and explosions have taken place here earlier also.