New Delhi : One individual died and five were seriously injured in a blast at Naya Bazaar in Chandni Chowk, Delhi, on Tuesday morning, reports said. “By all appearances it would seem that a firecracker blast in a jute bag,” said Virendra Chahal, Joint Commissioner of Police (Northern Range).

Anti-terror squad and special cell personnel have reached the scene, though the police said the explosion could have been a cylinder blast also, sources reported. The identity of the person killed has yet to be confirmed. Local Councillor Surekha Gupta said the explosion destroyed nearby shops, Hindustan Times reported.

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