Hyderabad: One person was injured in an explosion reported at Peddemul mandal in Vikarabad district on Sunday morning.
The injured person was identified as Venkatesh (19) a local resident of Peddemul village in the mandal. The explosion that took place near the house of one B Yadaiah left Venkatesh seriously injured. The police found pesticides and powder at the spot where the explosion occurred.
Vikarabad Police Superintendent M Narayana, who visited the spot of the explosion confirmed that the police found some powder and other pesticides stored in some bags. “Our bomb squad collected the material and sent it to the laboratory for examination. An investigation is going on to ascertain the cause of the explosion,” he said.
Police suspect that the explosion might have resulted from improper handling of the substances.
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