Prayagraj, June 18: Two children were killed and one seriously injured in an explosion in a toilet here on Tuesday, police said. The incident was reported from Dubaval village in the district.
According to reports, the children were playing near the toilet, constructed under the government scheme by Shivpujan Bind but being used as a store room, when a loud explosion was heard and the children flung away. Local people claim that a bomb had been put there and the children were playing with it when it exploded. Uttar Pradesh: 10 People Killed in Explosion Inside Carpet Factory in Bhadohi; Rescue Operations Underway.
The deceased include Shivpujan Bind's four-year-old son Vijay Shankar and six-year-old girl Sonam. The injured child has been admitted to the Swarup Rani Nehru hospital where his condition is said to be critical. Police officials said that the matter was being investigated.