One killed as loudspeaker explodes during dismantling

One person was killed and two others seriously injured in an accidental explosion which took place while dismantling of a loudspeaker at Gonda area, about 30 kilometres from here, police said Tuesday.

Last Updated: Sep 10, 2013, 13:50 PM IST

Aligarh: One person was killed and two others seriously injured in an accidental explosion which took place while dismantling of a loudspeaker at Gonda area, about 30 kilometres from here, police said Tuesday.

The incident took place last evening when the victims were dismantling the loudspeaker by using a hammer and the instrument suddenly exploded, they said.

Sanjay Kumar, a scrap dealer, was rushed to a medical college but he succumbed to his injuries on the way.

The other two injured are undergoing treatment, police said, adding that it was a freak accident and no explosive material was recovered from the site.
PTI