Packet of air gun pellets explodes at post office

  • | Tuesday | 14th June, 2022

Nagpur, Jun 14 (PTI) A packet of airgun pellets exploded at the General Post Office in Civil Lines area here on Tuesday evening, causing panic for some time, police said.The explosion took place around 5.30 pm when GPO employees were handling a parcel containing 10 packets of air gun pellets, said a police official.The parcel fell to the ground during the handling, causing a packet to explode, he said.A panicked staff alerted the police and a Bomb Detection and Disposal Squad was summoned.BDDS team checked the parcel and found that it contained pellets of air gun which farmers use to shoot birds.The parcel had been booked by a police inspector based in Nashik for his farmer friend in Wardha, the official said, adding that Sitabuldi police seized the parcel as a precautionary measure. PTI COR KRK KRK


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