One killed in blast : UP

Last Updated: Monday, October 8, 2012 - 20:32

Mau: One person was killed and four others were injured on Monday in a blast in a scrap dealer`s shop in Dakshin Tola area near here, police said.

The incident took place in Chedpaur locality this evening when the scrap dealer Surendra (40) was breaking some heavy piece of scrap on the road before selling it, leading to an explosion, SP Joginder Kumar said.

While Surendra died on the spot, four others standing nearby were also injured, police said, adding that the intensity of explosion was so much that it has damaged window panes and walls of the nearby houses, he said.

Further probes are on into the case, the SP added.

PTI



First Published: Monday, October 8, 2012 - 20:29

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