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Explosion at firecrackers making unit; one dead, two injured

Vijayawada: One person in Machilipatnam of Krishna district was killed after an explosion in yet another firecrackers making unit. Two others suffered severe injuries and are rushed to Bandar hospital for treatment.

Jogi Kiran, 22, who was involved in making firecrackers, was killed on spot. Injured were identified as Tulasi and J Nagalakshmi of same family. Their condition is said to be critical.

This explosion comes a immediately a day after the ghastly firecracker blast in East Godavari district that killed at least 18.

According to sources, firecrackers unexpectedly burst in an unauthorized crackers making unit setup in a house near Bandar bypass road under Chilakalapudi police station limits.

Sources, said that the firecracker unit does not have any permission and is privately being operated in a house since many days. Bandar Deputy Superintendent of Police Mr KV Srinivas confirmed the incident and said that injured were rushed to hospital.

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