Three injured after gelatine sticks explode in Tamil Nadu

Three persons, including a minor girl and a boy, were injured when gelatine sticks stored in a house at nearby Devipattinam exploded while they were `handling` it, police said.

PTI| Last Updated: Oct 24, 2013, 14:02 PM IST

Ramanathapuram: Three persons, including a minor girl and a boy, were injured when gelatine sticks stored in a house at nearby Devipattinam exploded while they were `handling` it, police said.
The injured included a man, his minor daughter and her friend, they said, adding all of them have been hospitalised.
Police said the house owner, a fisherman, was arrested for illegally storing the gelatine sticks, meant to be used for fishing.