Alwar: Four persons were killed and five others sustained injuries when an explosion took  place at a house where fireworks were stored in Alwar district, the police said.

The incident occurred on Monday night at Saini Mohalla in Govindgarh town when the fireworks stored at a house caught fire. Soon the blaze spread to other areas and a cylinder kept also exploded due to the fire.

The deceased have been identified as Pappu, his wife Kamla, their daughter Puja and another man Pandey. The injured have been admitted to a hospital in stable condition, SHO Govindgarh Baney Singh said.

Some other buildings in the vicinity have also been damaged, he said.


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