Two girls injured in blast at Lucknow garbage dump

November 16th, 2008 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS  

Lucknow, Nov 16 (IANS) Two girls picking garbage at a rubbish dump were injured in an explosion here Sunday, police said. This is the third explosion in the city in three days.The ragpickers were sifting through garbage at a dump in Aishbagh when the blast took place at 9.40 a.m.

Police recovered three live crude bombs from the dump, and disposed them off, said Senior Superintendent of Police Akhil Kumar.

“There is no terror attack or suspected terror attack. Some criminal elements had hidden the bombs,” said Kumar.

The girls have been sent to the Trauma Centre of the Medical College.

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