Staff Reporter

PUDUKOTTAI: A 9-year old boy was injured when crackers went off on Friday.

Abandoned packet

Police said that the incident happened after the boy, K. Rajkumar of Mela Thuvaravayal village near Keeranur, had picked up an abandoned packet containing some crackers.

The boy, who was first admitted to the Government Headquarters Hospital here, was later shifted to the Thanjavur Medical College Hospital.

The Keeranur police have registered a case and are further investigating.

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