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  Metros   Kolkata  02 Aug 2018  At least 27 persons injured as gas balloons burst inside CRPF camp in WB

At least 27 persons injured as gas balloons burst inside CRPF camp in WB

PTI
Published : Aug 2, 2018, 8:40 am IST
Updated : Aug 2, 2018, 8:40 am IST

The incident occurred shortly after 4 pm inside the camp at Amarabati area of the city, CRPF Director General Vinay K Singh said.

CRPF director said 27 people including 14 children were injured and they were taken to a private hospital. (Photo: File | Representational)
 CRPF director said 27 people including 14 children were injured and they were taken to a private hospital. (Photo: File | Representational)

Durgapur: At least 27 persons including 14 children were injured when gas balloons burst inside a CRPF camp in Durgapur in Burdwan West district during a programme, an official of the paramilitary force said.

The incident occurred shortly after 4 pm inside the camp at Amarabati area of the city, CRPF Director General Vinay K Singh said.

He said 27 people including 14 children were injured and they were taken to a private hospital.

The condition of three was stated to be serious, Singh said.

Tags: gas balloons burst, crpf camp, crpf, private hospital
Location: India, West Bengal, Durgapur