Low intensity explosion in Noida garbage dump injures two

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Noida, Nov 14 (UNI) Two children were seriously injured in an explosion that occurred in a garbage dump this afternoon in front of Rajkiya Inter college, Sector 22 here.

The blast occurred when the children Sonu and Golu, both rag pickers, were picking the waste.

Both of them have been admitted to district hospital, Noida SP Ashok Tripathi said.

Police have called sniffer dogs and anti-bomb disposal squad.

The whole area has been sealed.

Police personnel were trying hard to identify the nature of the explosion.

The incident has created panic in the area.

Noida has been receiving calls threatening to blow the various important centres of the city.

However, police sources claimed that it was not a bomb blast but unused crackers which were thrown in the dustbin.

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