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Firework explosion kills five-yr-old boy in city


Press Trust of India Kolkata
A five-year-old boy has died while lighting a firework at his residence in Haridevpur area in the southern part of the city, police said on Monday.
A locally-made "tubri" (flower pot) exploded while Adi Das was lighting it on the occasion of Diwali on Sunday night and fragments of the firework hit his neck, a senior police officer said.
"Das fell unconscious due to immense bleeding caused by the explosion. Doctors at a hospital in Behala area declared him brought dead when he was taken there," he added.

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First Published: Oct 28 2019 | 12:05 PM IST

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