A major explosion happened On Ghat Road in Kankra region, located between Rishikesh and Badrinath region. A truck carrying Indian gas cylinders met with an accident and result in which the truck caught up with fire and blew up all the cylinders in the truck. This explosion blocked the way from Rishikesh to Badrinath, as a result of which disruption occurred for the Char Dham pilgrimage. The Uttarakhand government is taking necessary steps to restore the way. The reasons behind this attack are yet to be investigated.