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Three die in explosion in Jaipur's scrap factory

September 13, 2009 21:40 IST
At least three persons died and three injured in an explosion at a scrap factory in Jaipur's Vishwakarma Industrial Area on Sunday afternoon. 

The injured were rushed to the Sawai Mansingh Hospital for immediate medical attention.

According to the police, the explosion occurred around 3.30 pm when workers were trying to remove iron from a live-shell. The explosion occurred during hammering.  

According the expert of Forensic Science Laboratory team, which also reached at the spot, the intensity of blast was very high. It could not be ascertained, where the live-shell had come from; whether it was disposed off shell of the army or arrived at some imported scrap. 

Source: ANI