Unidentified persons planted a country-made bomb under the bed of the vice Sarpanch of Chinthalapalem grama panchayat at his residence in Nalgonda district resulting in his death.
Bomb blast kills Sarpanch in Nalgonda
The deceased, Dharma Naik was sleeping on the balcony of his house at Nagarjunapeta Thanda in Tirumalagiri (Sagar) mandal.
The intensity of the bomb was so much that the body was scattered around the premises and a panic situation spread across the district.
The police rushed to the spot and are investigating. In the wake of the incident, a large police force has been deployed in the village as a precautionary measure.