3 killed in a house explosion in Lucknow

Lucknow, Sep 13 - Three members of a family were killed and six were injured in an expolsion which occured in a house in Para area of the state capital today.

Police sources said the family members and others were illegally making crackers when the explosion took place at Doctor Khera village early this morning.

Due to the explosion the entire house inside which they were making the crackers was razed to the ground.

In the incident, Jumman Mia, his wife Samar Jahan and his daughter Simran were killed while six workers who were making the crackers were critically injured. Police said explosive experts help have been sought to examine the chemicals being used for making of the illegal crackers and reason behind the explosion.

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