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6 people dead after blast in quarry, PM Modi condoles the incident

Bengaluru: At least six people died when a mini truck carrying gelatin sticks suddenly exploded at a stone quarry site on Tuesday morning at Karnataka’s Chikkaballapur district.

As per preliminary reports, the workers had gone to dispose of the explosives when suddenly they went off. All the six workers died on the spot.

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Karnataka Health Minister visited the blast site and took stock of the situation. The bodies of the workers were badly mutilated beyond recognition and scattered all over the place, said the minister. Home Minister Basavaraj Bommal also visited the spot.

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Two people have been arrested in connection with the incident as investigation agency begins probe.

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“The death of six people near Hirenagavalli village, Chikkaballapur, due to a gelatin blast is shocking. District in-charge minister and senior officials have been instructed to conduct a thorough probe and take stern action against the culprits,” he said.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi also offered his condolences after the incident.

“Pained by the loss of lives due to a mishap at Chikkaballapur in Karnataka. Condolences to the bereaved families. Praying that the injured recover quickly,” the PM wrote on Twitter.


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