14 injured in air compressor blast in Delhi

Published on Mar 25, 2006 07:29 PM IST

At least 14 people, including three children, were injured when an air compressor accidentally exploded in a cycle shop in New Delhi.

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None | ByIndo-Asian News Service, New Delhi

At least 14 people, including three children, were injured when an air compressor accidentally exploded in a cycle shop in New Delhi on Saturday, police said.

According to police, the explosion took place around 10 am in Shakarpur in east Delhi.

"Fourteen people, including the shop owner and customers, were injured when the compressor went off accidentally," said police official Mahipal Singh.

"The injured have been admitted to the Lal Bahadur Shastri and Lok Nayak Jayarakash Narayan hospitals. Though the condition of the injured is not very serious, they are under constant supervision of doctors," Singh said.

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