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At least one killed and 20 wounded in a blast at convention center in India’s southern Kerala state

NEW DELHI (AP) — Authorities say at least one person has been killed and over 20 were injured in a blast at a convention center in southern India. Hundreds of Jehovah’s Witness faithful were gathered Sunday for a prayer session at the Samra International Convention Center in the town of Kalamassery in Kerala state when the explosion took place, police said without providing further details. Police confirmed the incident but did not provide details of what caused the blast. Dozens of people injured in the blast were being treated in hospitals. Kerala’s chief minister told reporters police were investigating the “unfortunate incident.” Police and medical personnel were put on high alert state-wide.

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