Two killed in scrap godown explosion in Faizabad

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Lucknow, Feb 15 (IANS) Two people were killed and two seriously injured in an explosion at a scrap godown in Uttar Pradesh’s Faizabad on Monday, police said.

The explosion took place at the scrap dump owned by Inder Yadav in Usru area, near the CRPF camp.

Window panes of houses and other building in a radius of 200 metres were shattered due to the impact of the explosion.

The bodies of both the deceased were blown to pieces in the explosion.

District Magistrate Yogeshwar Ram Mishra and Senior Superintendent of Police Mohit Gupta rushed to the spot.

Police said a probe was underway to ascertain the type of explosion.

Police recovered an iron case from the site of the explosion and forensic experts were examining it, an official said.

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The injured include Inayatnagar resident Shyamu and Cantt police station personnel Vinod. They were admitted to a medical facility.

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