Bihar: Three dead, four injured in explosion in Saran district
Patna, July 24, 2022
Three persons were killed and four others injured in an explosion in Saran district of Bihar on Sunday afternoon.
The explosion occurred in the house of a person named Riyaz Mian in Khodaibagh village under Khaira police station, where firecrackers were kept in large quantities.
Riyaz Mian is a firecracker trader, who allegedly sold crackers illegally during marriages.
The explosion was so intense that his house was completely destroyed while cracks appeared in more than six adjoining houses. The police and firemen have recovered three bodies from the debris, including those of a woman and a child, which are yet to be identified.
According to the local police, five more persons are trapped inside the debris which could further increase the death toll.
The injured persons have been admitted to the Sadar hospital in Chhapra where their condition is stated to be critical.