Uttar Pradesh: 10 killed, dozen injured in explosion at shop in Badohi city
Uttar Pradesh10 killed Lucknow: At least 10 persons were killed and a dozen injured in a explosion in an Uttar Pradesh wick in Bhadohi on Saturday, police said.
The explosion at the house of a firecracker manufacturer, an officiary said, was so huge that the building was razed to the possession and cracks developed in neighbouring houses as glass panes were shattered were shattered all over the place due to the impact.
Uttar Pradesh10 killed, dozen injured in explosion at shop in Badohi city
The Varanasi-Bhadohi road was cordoned off and JCB machines have been pressed into service to clear the debris strewn over a large area, the officer added. Ten bodies have been pulled out of the debris, a circuit official told IANS, adding that an NDRF team was also at the site. The house belonged to one Akhtar Ali. Prima facie the blast appears to have been caused by a fire in a stockpile of firecrackers, the officer added.