Shivpuri (MP): A 12-year-old boy was on Saturday killed and seven others, including two women, were injured in an explosion at an illegal firecracker unit in Shivpuri district of Madhya Pradesh, police said.
The deceased was identified only as Arjun, Sub-Divisional Officer of Police (SDOP), Sanjay Agrawal, told PTI, adding that the condition of four of the injured is serious.
Agrawal said that incident occurred when the victims were working at the factory of one Sayeed Khan at Sirsaud, about 15 kms from here.
The injured have been admitted to the district hospital, he said.
A case has been registered in the matter and further investigation was on, the SDOP said.