Man killed in blast while making firecrackers at home in Delhi's Welcome area

NewsDrum Desk
11 Nov 2023

New Delhi, Nov 11 (PTI) A 21-year-old man died in a blast that took place when he was mixing sulphur and potash to make fire crackers in northeast Delhi's Welcome area, police said on Saturday.


The blast occurred Friday afternoon, when the victim, Himanshu, was mixing the two chemicals, in powder form, at his home.

Deputy Commissioner of Police (northeast) Joy Tirkey said a call was received on Friday at 2.10 pm about a man getting injured in a blast at a house.

Himanshu was rushed to Jag Pravesh Chandra Hospital, where he succumbed during treatment at around 8.30 pm, he said.

Teams from crime unit and forensic science lab team visited the spot to collect evidence, the DCP said. PTI BM VN VN