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1 killed, 4 hurt in blast at scrap dealer's shop

Press Trust of India  |  Gurdaspur 

One person was killed and four others were seriously injured in an at a scrap dealer's shop near Behrampur road, on the outskirts of the city here.

It was not a high-intensity blast, police said, adding that a probe was on to ascertain the cause behind the

"One person was killed and four others were injured in a blast. The injured were rushed to a local hospital," Gurdaspur SP (D) Sareen Kumar said.

Senior police officials reached the spot after the blast to take stock of the situation.

The area near the was cordoned off by the police.

The SP said a team of experts from Forensic Science Laboratory, Mohali has been called.

The deceased and the injured were yet to be identified, he added.

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First Published: Sat, April 15 2017. 14:57 IST