Scrap-dealer dies in explosion

Udaipur: A scrap-dealer died after something in the junk exploded while he was sorting it out, police said here.

Gulam Nabi (45) succumbed to his injuries in M B Hospital yesterday where he was admitted immediately after a blast took place at his home when he was examining the junk, they said adding, his daughter Rizwana (20) and bother-in-law Jahid (32) were seriously injured in the blast.

The explosion was very powerful, they said, adding the cause of the explosion is yet to be ascertained.