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Three injured as box thrown in dustbin explodes

Three persons, including a woman,were injured when a box containing "some chemicals" exploded at the main road in Pethaniapuram in Madurai today, police said.

india Updated: May 16, 2013 11:56 IST
PTI

Three persons, including a woman,were injured when a box containing "some chemicals" exploded at the main road in Pethaniapuram in Madurai on Thursday, police said.

The person who threw the box into the dustbin at the street was also injured.

The impact of the explosion was so much that both sides of the dustbin were ripped apart.

Chemical waste allegedly dumped by a paints factory in a dustbin exploded.

First Published: May 16, 2013 11:45 IST