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3 labourers die in granite mine blast in Rajasthan

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

Three labourers have died in a blast at a granite mine in Jalore district of Rajasthan, police said today.

The incident occurred when the labourers cut the fuse wire with a piece of stone instead of scissors, which triggered blast in explosives, SHO Bagra Premaram told PTI.

The deceased were identified as Ramesh Kumar Koli (40) and Jaisaram Koli (32), both hailing from Sirohi district, and Meena (20) of Udaipur.

The SHO said that the bodies were handed over the family members following post-mortem and a case under section 304 (punishment for culpable homicide not amounting to murder) was registered against the owner of the mine.

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First Published: Mon, April 17 2017. 16:02 IST