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Eight killed in Pune bakery blast

Pune, Feb 13 (IANS) At least eight people were killed and 20 injured when a ‘suspected bomb blast’ ripped through the German Bakery in the upscale Koregaon Park area of the city Saturday evening, police said.

The blast, initially suspected to have been caused by a gas cylinder, engulfed the entire bakery in flames, trapping many of the victims.

‘We suspect it is a bomb blast,’ Pune’s joint commissioner of police said.

At least five fire tenders rushed to spot and were attempting to douse the flames.

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