Low intensity blast at Pune scrap dealer's shop leaves 1 dead, 3 injured

One person was killed and two others were seriously injured in a low intensity blast at a scrap shop at Kondhwa here on Tuesday.

Last Updated: Sep 01, 2015, 17:51 PM IST

Pune: One person was killed and two others were seriously injured in a low intensity blast at a scrap shop at Kondhwa here on Tuesday.

The reason behind the blast which occurred near Khadi machine square in the area is being investigated, city police control room said.

"One of the workers at the shop died because of the blast and two more are injured. We are investigating the reason behind the blast. No cylinders were involved according to the reports we have received so far," an official of Kondhwa police station was quoted as saying.

In another incident, a two-wheeler rider was injured in a blast, reportedly set off by some chemical explosives wrapped to his bike at Narayangaon village in the district today, rural police said.

The explosion happened when the bike owner - Devidas Kale - tried to start the vehicle this morning.

The police is investigating the incident and the type of chemicals used to trigger the blast.