A boy's right palm got severed on Monday when a fireworks shell he held exploded. A surgery was performed on 10-year-old Shahanaz after his palm got severed. He and his friend had collected remnants from a fireworks display held at the Kappiyoor Chirakkal Temple ground on Sunday. The others ran to safety when a shell he collected went off. Shahanaz is a Class IV student of Valisheri School.
— Special Correspondent