Three killed in Explosion

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Puducherry, Nov 4 : Three persons including a child were killed in an explosion at Kottakuppam in Viluppuram district of Tamilnadu near here on Thursday afternoon.

According to police, the three hailing from Marakkanam was returning after purchasing crackers from Ariyankuppam here. When they came to Kottakuppam, the crackers accidently burst leading to the explosion in which their motor cycle was shattered and all of them thrown off the vehicle. Kottakuppam police swung into action and sent them to the hospital.

While, one died on the spot, the two others succumbed to their injuries on way to the hospital. Police registered a case and are investigating the cause for the explosion.

The deceased are yet to be identified.


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