Gas Balloons Burst In Paramilitary Force Programme In Bengal, 27 Injured

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

Gas Balloons Burst In Paramilitary Force Programme In Bengal, 27 Injured

The condition of three was stated to be serious (File)

Durgapur, West Bengal:

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.

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