Six people have been killed in a dynamite explosion in Chikballapur district, 60 km from the capital city of Karnataka. The crash is believed to have occurred Tuesday morning when seven people were trying to dispose of illegal explosives. Explain that this is the second explosion in Karnataka in the last one month. Eight people were killed in a dynamite explosion on Jan. 22 in Hanasodu village in Shimoga district instead of a railway crusher.
The inspector general of police (central rank), M Rangarajan, said that preliminary investigations have revealed that some people have tried to dispose of illegal explosives and then suddenly exploded. Chandrasekhar said. The disposal and forensic team arrived from Bangalore. More information on this will be available when the investigation is completed. At the same time, the ambulance driver who took the victims to the hospital told us there was a telephone call at about 1:20. We arrived at the scene of the event at 1:40 am. We were first told about the accident, but when we got there, we were informed of the explosion and there were five people there.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi also lamented the incident in Karnataka. Prime Minister Modi tweeted, “I am deeply saddened by the loss of life in the accident that occurred in Chikballapur in Karnataka.” Condolences to his family. I pray for the speedy recovery of the wounded.
Prime Minister Modi tweeted that “Six people lost their lives in the quarry blast in Chikballapur. pic.twitter.com/QYGWM8hlcS
– ANI (@ANI) February 23, 2021
Karnataka Health Minister D. Sudhakar said the explosive came from a Brahmin varini mine. “It was a legally recognized mine. But on February 7, the explosion was shut down due to lack of proper maintenance and no engineer on site. “When I was talking to the bomb disposal team, they said the signal from the mobile phone could also explode, but they are still investigating.
Two of them are from Karnataka, three from Andhra Pradesh and one from Nepal, the minister said. Police have identified three owners of the mine and legal action has been initiated. At the same time, another state minister, Murugesh Nirani, claimed that six people were killed and one injured in a mine explosion. The incident was caused by large-scale explosives. Home Minister Basavaraj has visited Bommai.