12 dead in cracker explosion in Bhadoi


Bhadoi, At least 12 people died and three injured in a blast due to crackers in Chauri area of the district on Saturday. According to the Police, the incident occurred in Rohta village in the house of one Irfan Mansuri, who used to manufacture crackers and sold them. Two other houses were also damaged due to the explosion, police said.The deceased were identified as Irfan (28) his brother Abid (20), Salim (42) and another eight other weavers from West Bengal, police added.