The blast occurred when the victims were extricating
metal from a used army shell, UP Additional Director General
of Police (Brij Lal) said in Lucknow.
The dead were two youths, both aged around 25 years,
and a five-year-old boy, he said.
Four sons of the scrap dealer were among the injured,
the ADGP said adding a woman, who was seriously wounded, was
rushed to Agra.
Earlier, police in Mathura said six people were killed
in the explosion in the scrap dealer's shop.
Mathura: Three people, including a
five-year-old boy, were killed and five injured in a blast in
a scrap dealer's shop here this afternoon.
First Published: Thursday, April 15, 2010, 00:43