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2 killed, 5 injured in a blast at scrap dealer’s house in Amritsar

A head constable of Punjab home guard and a child were among those injured.

india Updated: Sep 24, 2019 07:37 IST
HT Correspondent
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The deceased were cleaning the scrapped goods when the blast took place, say reports.
The deceased were cleaning the scrapped goods when the blast took place, say reports.(HT image/ Sameer Sehgal)
         

Two people died and five others were injured in a blast that took place at a scrap dealer’s house in Amritsar’s Putlighar area.

The deceased were cleaning the scrapped goods when the blast took place, say reports.

A head constable of Punjab home guard and a child were among those injured.

The scrapped goods, say neighbours, were brought from Police station confinement and the ammunition also came with other goods.

More details awaited.

First Published: Sep 23, 2019 20:12 IST

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