One killed in blast at Suryapet scrap shop

September 13th, 2019

Suryapet : One person was killed in a blast occurred in Venkatasai Scrap Shop near Ayyappa Swamy Temple, Suryapet this morning. The victim Ramchand Saahu, 45, of Madhya Pradesh working in the scrap shop was cutting plastic tins in a motor cutter.  Due to explosion, other workers of the shop suffered grievous injuries.

Police said the explosion occurred because of cutting of plastic tins which contained chemical solvents and overloading of plastic tins in the motors.  A case was registered and the material recovered from the scrap shop has been sent to FSL for analysis. Police appealed to the public not to believe rumors that it was a bomb explosion. The explosion took place only due to chemical reactions in the plastic tins during cutting of tins. (NSS)