8 die in blast in India's Karnataka state
The blast reportedly took place in the state's Shivamogga town.
"Police have confirmed it was some explosion and that at least 8 people have been killed. While eyewitnesses said they felt tremors at the same time as the explosion, the police department has ruled out the possibility of an earthquake," said a report by the "India Today" group.
The cause of the blast has not been figured out so far.