Four blasts of low intensity took place in quick succession within a radius of 500 metres of Jangali Maharaj Road.The explosions occurred at spots near Balgandharva Theatre, Dena Bank branch, a McDonald food outlet and Garware bridge. The first explosion went off at Balgandharva Theatre where the suspected bomber was injured. The explosion outside McDonald went off in a dustbin while the blasts near Garware bridge and Dena bank were reported from a cycle which had a bucket with explosives strapped on.
two detonators, ammonium nitrate, batteries, wires, circuits, pencil cell and other explosive ingredients were found from the site.
One detonator went off in the explosion while the second was defused by a bomb disposal squad team.
Sushilkumar Shinde, who took over as Union Home Minister, was due to have visited the city in the evening but the trip was cancelled.