Puducherry: In an utterly shocking incident reported from Puducherry, a man and his son, while returning from the market on their scooter that was loaded with firecrackers, exploded charring both to death.
The father, Kalainesan, and his seven-year-old son, Pradeep, were travelling to Koonimedu village on the Kottakuppam East Coast Road in Villupuram district on Thursday when the incident happened.
The two were riding on a two-wheeler with bundles of firecrackers, which burst into flames, killing both of them on the spot. A video of the incident went viral on social media.
The CCTV footage shows Kalainesan riding the scooter, while his son Pradeep sat on a bundle of firecrackers kept on the front side of the two-wheeler. The video then shows the speeding vehicle exploding, killing the boy and his father on the spot.
Three others who were passing by received minor injuries.
The entire incident was captured on camera, sending chills through the spine as one can see the scooter passing by and exploding within seconds.