Siliguri, July 26: A parcel exploded at the Pradhannagar post office in Champasari. The parcel contained explosives. One person was arrested in the incident. Police sources said that some explosives were found in the parcel. Among them was gunpowder. Pradhannagar police have arrested the man on the basis of a complaint lodged by the post office authorities.
Postmaster Archana Dey said the parcel came from Amritsar. The parcel exploded while being kept in the office. It also catches fire. Then the person in whose name the parcel came was called. On receiving the news of the incident, a team of Detective Department and CID’s Bomb Squad reached the post office for investigation.
However, the post office officials also questioned how the explosives were sent from Amritsar to Siliguri through the postal department.