Blast in Allahabad: 6 Killed, 15 Injured

Six people are feared killed and 15 injured in an explosion in a slum area in Allahabad today aroung 4 pm. There are four children and two women among those killed. Among those injured, seven are critically injured. The injured have been taken to hospitals and a high alert has been declared in the city.

The nature of the explosion is not yet known. The police have reached the site of the explosion. Most of the blast victims are children who were playing near the heap in which the explosion happened.

TV reports said that explosion happened in a heap of garbage in the Kareli locality of the city, where most of the residents are ragpickers.