There was a huge blast in a Crackers Godown in Bengaluru, the capital of Karnataka. Three people were killed and four were seriously injured in this blast.
The blast took place in a storage facility which belonged to a transport company. It is said that this storage was being used as a transit godown. The incident happened in Bengaluru’s New Tharagupet are around 11.30 AM.
According to the police, the major impact happened due to the crackers only. Some 80 odd boxes were stored there.
“We need to check how many exploded . It looks like a handling-related explosion. We will have the exact details once the forensics team arrives here, said DCR Harish Pandey.
The deceased were identified as Fayaz(50) Manohar (29) and Aslam(45). According to the police, Fayaz ran a crackers shop, Manohar was a goods vehicle driver and Aslam had a puncture repair show just before the godown.
According to the locals, the intensity of the blast was so high that the bodies of Manohar and Fayaz’s bodies were found ripped in pieces. Aslam’s shop along with a nearby tea shop, were totally charred. Around 10 two-wheelers were also damaged in the incident.