The Straits Times
Published on Feb 21, 2013

Blasts hit Indian city of Hyderabad: Police


HYDERABAD, India (AFP, REUTERS) - Two explosions shook the southern Indian city of Hyderabad late on Thursday and casualties were feared, police said.

"There have been two blasts," an official in the police control room told AFP, adding that there were reports several people had been injured.

India's CNN-IBN television network said one of the blasts occurred near a bus stop in a crowded market area, adding that several injured people had been rushed to hospital.

At least seven people were killed and 47 people injured in the blasts, police said.