Police Probe into Blast Near BJP Meet Venue

Kozhikode: The Police today launched an investigation into the bomb blast incident near a meeting venue of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at Cheriya Kaiveli, near the politically sensitive Nadapuram in Kozhikode district of Kerala last night.

Special Branch Police said a probe has been launched by Kuttiyadi police into the explosion at Jalanidhi well, about 50 m away from the meeting venue. No one was injured in the blast.

The meeting was convened to explain the reason behind the resignation of some of its leaders who had joined the Communist Party of India (Marxist) recently.