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1 dead, 2 injured after AC explodes in Vasai

The explosion destroyed the flat

mumbai Updated: Oct 17, 2016 12:01 IST
Ram Parmar
Ram Parmar
Hindustan Times
AC explosion,Vasai fire,Vasai-Virar Municipal Corporation
Fire Brigade personnel at the spot where the fire broke out.(HT Photo)

A man died of suffocation, while another man and a nine-month-old infant were injured after the compressor of an air-conditioning unit exploded after short circuit in Vasai around 5.30am on Monday.

The victim, Jayant Deshkar, 60, had been sleeping in flat 303 of Savio Co-operative Housing Society. The blast occurred in flat 203 of the same building.Uday Mohan Kanche and the infant were injured.

The Vasai-Virar Municipal Corporation’s fire brigade doused the flames of the explosion, which destroyed the flat.

The Vasai police are yet to register a case as they are awaiting the fire brigade’s report.

First Published: Oct 17, 2016 12:01 IST