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Child Dies in Blast at Garbage Dump in Krishna District

A six years old boy died while another boy was injured in a blast at a garbage dump near the fish market in Pedana town of Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh today.

Published: 02nd August 2014 08:36 PM  |   Last Updated: 02nd August 2014 08:36 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

MACHILIPATNAM: A six years old boy died while another boy was injured in a blast at a garbage dump near the fish market in Pedana town of Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh today.

District superintendent of police G Vijayakumar said the blast took place when the boys, while playing, set fire to a heap of garbage this afternoon.

Mohd Rafi (6) died while being taken to the hospital, while the condition of Edrish (6) was serious, he said.

Andhra Pradesh excise minister K Ravindra visited the site of blast alongwith the SP and other police officers.

Probe is on.



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