2 killed in explosion at scrap metal shop near Taj Mahal

Apr 25, 2013, 14:57 IST | Agencies

Two persons died after an expired army bomb exploded in a scrap metal shop near Taj Mahal.

Two brothers were killed and a woman injured this morning in an explosion at a scrap dealer's shop near Taj Mahal.

Police said what exploded was an expired army bomb.

Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal

Ram Niwas (23) and his brother Jitendra (21) died on the spot, while Maya Devi was injured. They were sorting through scrap which was received from army camp, DIG Bhanu Bhaskar said.

Devi has been admitted to hospital, Bhaskar said. 

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