Karnataka: An explosion near the Karnataka BJP office in a crowded residential area here today left five persons injured, two of them seriously.
Three cars and another vehicle were damaged in the explosion, the exact nature of which was not immediately known, police and fire brigade officials said.
Five persons were injured and have been shifted to hospital, according to the police.
Initial reports said the explosion could have been caused by a cylinder fitted to a car.
Police have cordoned off the area around the BJP office.
With the state going to Assembly polls on May five, the BJP office is crowded with party workers and others. Today is the last day for filing of nominations.