Firecracker blast: one more dead

Staff Reporter

KOCHI: One more person, who was injured when firecrackers kept in a shop near a house went off last Friday, died in hospital here on Tuesday.

The shop was run by Martin, 42, of Maradu. Mini, 36, Martin’s sister; Sherin, 14, his son; and Anna, 62, his mother, were injured. Sherin, who was undergoing treatment at Lourdes Hospital, succumbed to injuries on Tuesday.

Mini, who suffered more than 60 per cent burns, died on Friday.

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