Sunday, September 13, 2015

shopkeeper declared wanted over India restaurant blast that left dozens injured including school children

Aftermath of Indian Madya Pradesh restaurant blast, 12 September 2015
Going by the recent reports we've got,icon360 learnt that,Indian police are searching for the owner of a shop which they say had illegally stored explosives that triggered a blast, killing 90 people.
Most of those who died were at a neighbouring restaurant in Petlawad in the state of Madhya Pradesh.
Police earlier thought a faulty gas cylinder in the restaurant was to blame, but now say the blast was caused by illegally stored mining explosives.
The restaurant was packed with workers and
schoolchildren eating breakfast.
Several dozen people were injured.
Aftermath of explosion at restaurant in India's Madhya Pradesh state, 13 September 2015
The shopkeeper, named as Rajendra Kasawa, had a licence for explosives for digging wells, construction and mining, district police official Seema Alava told AFP news agency.
But he had stored them "in an unauthorised way in a residential area" and was being sought on suspicion of culpable homicide.
at the moment,State officials have ordered a judicial inquiry.

The restaurant was close to a busy bus stop. The blast knocked down a neighbouring building and damaged several others.
All the bodies were extracted from the debris, and black smoke from funeral pyres could be seen rising late into Saturday night.
Petlawad is in Jhabua district, where there are several manganese and bauxite mines.

Many mined

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