Patna:Â Three school children were injured on Saturday when a low intensity bomb exploded in a government-run middle school, police said.
The explosion took place in Urdu Kanya (Girls) Middle School at Lodi Katra under Khajekala police station limits of Patna town.
"It was a low intensity blast, three children got minor injuries. Investigating who placed the bomb on the terrace of the school," saidÂ Senior Superintendent of Police Manu Maharaj.
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Maharaj said that prima facie it appears to be the work of anti-social elements. A crude bomb was kept on the roof of the school building. While playing, some students touched it triggering the explosion.
Police have begun a probe into the incident.
All three injured admitted in a hospital were said to be out of danger.
(With Agency inputs)