Three individuals died and 7 extra sustained accidents in an explosion apparently attributable to a fuel cylinder at a constructing within the Aligarh’s Delhi Gate space on Tuesday, police stated.
Whereas two individuals died on the spot, one individual succumbed to accidents whereas present process remedy, they added.
The injured are admitted to Jawaharlal Nehru Medical School Hospital and Malkhan Singh District Hospital, the police stated.
As per preliminary investigations, it seems that a fuel cylinder exploded within the constructing, they stated.
Superintendent of Police, Metropolis, Abhishek Kumar stated police had been probing if any manufacturing exercise was being carried out on the premises.
Senior police officers stated the affected constructing has been cordoned off as a precautionary measure.
District Justice of the Peace Chandra Bhushan Singh stated a time-bound inquiry can be carried out into the whole incident.
Rescue operations are underway to search for another sufferer who should still be buried below the particles of the constructing, which was badly broken within the explosion, the police stated.