Sunday, April 18, 2010

IPL semi final venue shifted to Navi Mumbai

Both the semifinal matches of ipl 3 will now be played at Dr. DY PATEL cricket stadium in navi mumbai. the semi finals which were scheduled to be held in bangalore have been shifted due to the following developments at the chinnaswamy stadium in bangalore..
Two small bombs exploded outside a Bangalore cricket stadium as fans were heading to an Indian Premier League match on Saturday, injuring 10 people.
The blasts set off panic among the thousands of people streaming into Chinnaswamy Stadium to see the Bangalore Royal Challengers play the Mumbai Indians. The game started an hour late amid increased security.

 Explosion: An ambulance pictured after a bomb blast in Bangalore

Initial investigations show the explosives used in the blasts were locally made and of low intensity, M.R. Poojar, the city's additional police commissioner told The Associated Press. He said no other details were immediately available.
Earlier, police and local cricket officials said the explosion was the result of an electricity generator blowing up.

 Search: Police and forensic officials inspect the area (above and below) after a bomb exploded outside the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore

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