New Delhi, Feb 22: Condemning Thursday’s twin blasts in Hyderabad, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar emphasised the importance of maintaining peace and calm to defeat the terrorists.
“We must not to fall into the trap of terrorists who want to create divisions. Terrorists are trying to destabilize normal life. We have to stay determined and maintain peace,” Kumar told media here.
Earlier this morning, Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde who visited the twin bomb blasts site at Dilsukh Nagar in Hyderabad, said 14 people were killed in the blast and 110 were injured.
He then went to the bus shelter about 150 meters away where the second blast killed another six people and left many injured.
Shinde, accompanied by Andhra Pradesh Governor E S L Narasimhan, Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy and Union Home Secretary N K Singh, later visited some hospitals where the injured persons were undergoing treatment.
Two powerful near simultaneous bomb blasts ripped through a crowded area close to a cluster of bus stands in Dilsukh Nagar area in Hyderabad on Thursday. (ANI)