Three die in workshop explosion in Rampur
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Last Updated: Wednesday, May 05, 2010, 15:00
Rampur: Three members of a family, including a woman, were killed and 14 others injured in an explosion at a fireworks manufacturing workshop, set up in a house at a village here, police said Wednesday.

The owner of the factory Shaghir Ahmad (60), wife Shamim Jaha (55) and their son Irshad (30) died last evening in the explosion at Nagaria village that destroyed their house and affected some nearby constructions as well, they added.

The police suspect that the combustible materials in the workshop might have come in contact with an ignited stove.

Ahmad did not have license for running a workshop inside his residence, officials said.


First Published: Wednesday, May 05, 2010, 15:00

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