3 killed in explosion in Jharkhand

3 killed in explosion in Jharkhand

The incident happened at Padamtand Barmasia under the jurisdiction of Gandey police station when a man was offloading explosives from a two-wheeler. (Image for representation)

Three persons were killed and two others seriously injured on Sunday after an explosion took place in Giridih district, police said.

The incident happened at Padamtand Barmasia under the jurisdiction of Gandey police station when a man was offloading explosives from a two-wheeler, the Sub-Divisional Police Officer (SDPO) of Giridih, Jeet Vahan Ram, said.

The man had bought the explosives for digging a well, the SDPO said.

One among the two injured was a woman, the SDPO added.