Mysterious Blasts Shake Digha Coast In West Bengal's Midnapore

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| August 26 , 2017 , 19:12 IST

Two blast-like sound shook up Digha coast in West Bengal's Midnapore around noon this Saturday, however, the police administration is yet to locate the source of the explosion.

According to Kathi additional superintendent of police Indrajit Basu, the huge sound was heard around 11.30 AM which caused cracks in some hotel walls in Old Digha.

The police officer said, “We have carried out search all over Digha and neighbouring areas for the source of the sound, but have not been able to spot anything. This makes us suspect that the blast took place somewhere in the sea. We have alerted the India Coast Guard to try find out the source of the blast.”

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According to reports, the sound was loud enough to be heard 19 km away. The blast created panic among tourists and locals alike as the entire land was shaking.

While initial speculations are suggesting the blast might be in a ship away off Digha coast. However, the Coast Guard or the civil administration have not been able to ascertain anything so far.