Mumbai Crime: Septic tank explosion leaves five injured

Published: Feb 03, 2020, 13:08 IST | Anurag Kamble | Mumbai

According to primary investigation by the Dharavi police, the accumulation of gas in the septic tank has caused the explosion

The public toilet in Dharavi's Prem Nagar where the explosion happened. Picture/ Anurag Kamble
The public toilet in Dharavi's Prem Nagar where the explosion happened. Picture/ Anurag Kamble

A septic tank explosion in a public toilet injured 5 people in Dharavi's Prem Nagar on Saturday morning. The injured have been admitted in Sion Hospital for treatment and are said to be stable.

On Saturday around 5.30am, a septic tank in  public toilet in Prem Nagar, Dharavi exploded injuring 5 people who were answering a nature's call. They were rushed to Sion Hospital for treatment. Among of the injured, Chandrashekhar Jaiswal (28) and Mohammed Mujib Sheikh (29) were admitted in hospital. Others were treated for their injuries in the out-patient department (OPD) of the hospital.

According to primary investigation, the accumulation of gas in the septic tank has caused the explosion. Cops from the Dharavi police station have recorded the incident and the probe is underway.

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