One killed, three injured in explosion at scrap dealer`s shop

A person was killed and three others injured in an explosion in a scrap dealer`s shop in Roorkee in this district, police said on Tuesday.

Updated: Mar 16, 2010, 19:04 PM IST

Haridwar: A person was killed and three
others injured in an explosion in a scrap dealer`s shop in
Roorkee in this district, police said on Tuesday.

The incident took place last evening when Nanu, a scrap
dealer was trying to break a bottle-like object at his shop
and it suddenly exploded.

Three others -- Rashid, Nadim and Ishaq -- were also
sitting in his shop when the explosion occurred.

While Rashid died on the spot, Nadim and Ishaq received
serious injuries in the incident and have been admitted to a
nearby hospital. Nanu received minor injuries, police said.

PTI