Mangaluru: Fire in Storage of Fire-crackers Leads to Gas Cylinder Blast – Woman Injured

Mangaluru: A cache of fireworks in an unused bathroom in a house in Korakambla near Bajpe in the taluk on Tuesday night.

The stock exploded with a loud noise. The heat of the fire also led to the explosion of an LPG cylinder at home. A woman at home, Sahina, was injured in the blast.

The house belongs to Siraj, who supplies fireworks and related material on the occasion of bootakola, yakshagana, fairs and the like. For a few seconds the whole area is said to have been shaken.

Immediate residents, disturbed by the aftershocks and sound, came running out of their houses. The entire surroundings were filled with smoke causing breathing and visibility problems. Hence until the air was cleared no one dared to get closer.

A police team from Bajpe arrived and held investigations.

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