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Three children injured in electronic detonator blast

PTI 23 Jun 2012, 19:15:39 IST
 Sheikhpur (Bihar), Jun 23: Three children were injured today in an electronic detonator blast in Puraina village under Korma police station in Sheikhpur district, the police said.

The electronic detonator exploded after a boy in possession of the explosive connected it with a battery apparently believing it to be object of play at a house where they had gone for tuition.

The injured children were admitted to the Sadar hospital where the attending doctors referred two of them to another hospital in a secious condition, the sources said.  

The electronic detonator was lying at the house of a person identified as Lalji Mahto, who had taken home the abandoned explosive from a mining site where he works, the sources said.

An investigation was underway into the blast