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Six Killed in Explosion at Cracker Unit in UP

Published: 13th May 2014 09:58 AM  |   Last Updated: 13th May 2014 10:05 AM   |  A+A-

By IANS

Six members of a family were killed in an explosion at a cracker manufacturing unit in Uttar Pradesh, police said Tuesday.

The accident occurred on Monday in Sultanpur district's Jaitapur village. The deceased are Chand Babu (20), Islam (18), Ajay Bheem (20), Mohd Ramzan (12), Mohd Nizam (4) and Mohd Shameen (11), police said.

Five people were severely injured and have been rushed to the trauma centre in Lucknow, where their condition continues to be critical.

The unit belonged to Mohd Haneef, who had been in the cracker business for the last five years.

Police said the debris had been cleared. The district administration has ordered a probe into the accident and is verifying if the unit owner had a valid license for manufacturing and stockpiling the crackers.



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