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Three dead after firecrackers stored in house explodes in Beed

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Press Trust of India Beed
Three people were today killed after firecrackers they had stored in their house exploded, police said.
Officials said that the incident, in which the roof of the house was blown up, happened at around 4:30pm today in Ashti tehsil in the district.
Police identified the three persons who died in the incident as Sarfaraz Allauddin Sayyad (32), his mother Farzana Allauddin Sayyad (62) and his nephew Faizan Qayyum Sheikh (15).
"Some people who sell firecrackers in the Daru Galli area of Ashti tehsil store these items in their homes. Firecrackers kept at this house exploded with a deafening sound and the roof of the house collapsed due to the impact," an official said.
Fire brigade teams from Jamkhed and Ashti rushed to spot and doused the fire a couple of hours later, he said.
Further investigations into the cause of the incident were underway, he informed.

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First Published: Apr 27 2018 | 9:50 PM IST

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