Two die as bomb goes off
TWO SCRAP vendors on Monday night died when a bomb, which they were trying to dismantle, exploded. According to reports, Rampal Gaud and Raju Gaud were dismantling a bomb on Monday night in their shop situated on Sanjay Jalashay road behind the sub-office of Pithampur Municipal Committee to extract metal from it.india Updated: Nov 15, 2006 18:46 IST
TWO SCRAP vendors on Monday night died when a bomb, which they were trying to dismantle, exploded. According to reports, Rampal Gaud and Raju Gaud were dismantling a bomb on Monday night in their shop situated on Sanjay Jalashay road behind the sub-office of Pithampur Municipal Committee to extract metal from it.
They had bought it from a scrap picker of Gaikwad village, which exploded. The explosion was so strong that the sound was heard in more around three kilometers area and the tin shed of the shop was blown off with all the goods smashed inside the shop.
Both of them were taken to the MY Hospital where the doctors declared them brought dead. During preliminary investigation, it was found that the bomb that exploded was of army and most probably the scrap pickers from nearby Hema ranges of the Infantry School would have picked it. Three days ago, o tribal person also died near Hema ranges in a similar explosion while dismantling the bomb for extraction of metal from it.
THE MHOW administration got another success within a week when they seized illegal diesel and kerosene during a raid by Mhow SDM John Kinsley on Tuesday at a dhaba on Agra-Bombay road. Two barrels of diesel and one barrel of kerosene were seized from there.
Kingsley along with Naib Tehsildar P N Parmar and food department officials raided the Chand Dhaba in Nandlai Ghati area about 15 kilometers from Mhow on Agra-Bombay road.
The team seized the empty and filled barrels and an Eicher truck (no MP 09 KC 4471), which was being used for transportation of diesel and kerosene.
The dhaba owner Chand Khan, resident of Hasalpur village, fled from the spot when the raid was being carried out while two employees Ramu Yadav and Dilip Yadav were arrested by the Manpur police.
During interrogation, the employees said that that a person from Manpur supplies diesel and kerosene to them. It is to be noted that the Mhow administration seized about 10,000 liters of illegal blue kerosene from Hariom dhaba near Manpur in the last week.
First Published: Nov 15, 2006 18:46 IST