Crime and Accident

Two die in firecracker explosion in Uttar Pradesh

Two die in firecracker explosion in Uttar Pradesh
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Agra: Two people, who were riding on a motorcycle, died after a bundle of firecrackers they were carrying caught fire and exploded on MG Road in Nai ki Mandi area, the police said today.

They said the deceased, identified as Ajai Kumar Nichwani and Sunny, were carrying firecrackers for Diwali sale to their outlet.

There was a big explosion near Dhakran where the two died on the spot, they said.

The bodies have been sent for post mortem, the police said, adding senior officials including Superintendent of police Amit Pathak reached the site of the accident and began investigation.

–PTI