Pune: Four low-intensity explosions occurred on Wednesday evening in the busy Junglee Maharaj Road area here injuring one person, police said.

The explosions took place near Balgandharva Theatre, at Dena Bank branch and a McDonald joint, while one was reported in a dustbin in the area, police said, adding entire area has been cordoned off.

Maharashtra ATS and Bomb Detection and Disposal Squads reached the spots, police said.

Asked if it was a terror attack, Maharashtra DGP Sanjeev Dayal told PTI, “It is not appropriate to comment at this moment. Police teams have reached the spots and are looking into the matter.”

In February 2010, more than 15 people were killed in a bomb blast at German Bakery in the city.

The first explosion near Balgandharva Theatre occurred at 19.27 hours and the rest followed afterwards though the exact timings are not yet clear. One cyclist was injured,” Maharashtra Additional DG (Law & Order) Satyapal Singh said.

He said he had no information about any fifth explosive device being found and defused.

“All are minor explosions. The public need not panic. Police are alert and they are doing their job,” said Pune Police Commissioner Gulabrao Pol.

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