Patna blast: Three school kids injured after firecrackers lying in rubbish heap explode
Three school students were injured in a Bihar school when firecrackers lying in a rubbish heap in the school campus exploded Saturday morning.
Three school students were injured in a Bihar school when firecrackers lying in a rubbish heap in the school campus exploded on Saturday morning. The police ruled out the possibility of a bomb blast.
Senior Superintendent of Police Manu Maharaj said three students of the Urdu Middle School at Lodi Katra under Khajekala police station limits of Patna town were injured in the blast.
"Prima facie it appears to be the work of anti-social elements. A crude bomb was kept on the roof of the school building. While playing, some students touched it triggering the explosion," Maharaj said.
After the investigation, the police found that it was an accidental explosion of firecrackers and not a bomb blast.
Maharaj said powerful firecrackers lying in the heap of rubbish in the campus exploded causing burn injuries to three students.
The students who received burn injuries were discharged after giving first aid, Khajekala police station officials said.
With inputs from agencies
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