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Two killed in blast in Lucknow

The explosion took place in a house in Saitha village of Kakori. It took place at around 11 AM at the residence of a man, Nasir, due to which the house collapsed and several others were damaged


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Lucknow: Two people were killed today in an explosion in a house in Kakori area, on the outskirts of Lucknow, police said.

The explosion took place in a house in Saitha village of Kakori. It took place at around 11 AM at the residence of a man, Nasir, due to which the house collapsed and several others were damaged, Superintendent of Police, Lucknow (Rural), Gaurav Grover said.

A probe is underway by forensic teams to ascertain the cause of the explosion, Grover said.

Prima facie, it appears that some explosives were stored in the basement of the house, which caused the explosion, the police said.

Rescue operations are underway as a few persons are feared trapped inside the two-storeyed house. Several houses in the vicinity were also damaged due to the explosion.

One of the deceased was identified as Rameshwaram (40). The other, a woman, could not be identified as she was blown to pieces.

Owner of the house Sanjay Lodhi told the police that he had rented the house to Naseer and his son Mushir. He said he was unaware that they were involved in the illegal manufacturing of firecrackers.

According to the police, the bodies were blown into pieces, as a result, their identity could not be ascertained. Villagers told police officers that Naseer and his wife were present in the house at the time of the explosion.

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