Maharahtra : Seven-Year-Old Boy Dies As Firecracker Explodes In Mouth

Maharahtra : Seven-Year-Old Boy Dies As Firecracker Explodes In Mouth

Maharahtra : Seven-Year-Old Boy Dies As Firecracker Explodes In Mouth 

New Delhi: On Thursday, a seven-year-old child died after a firecracker exploded in his mouth in Maharashtra's Buldhana district, said the police.

An official said that, The incident took place at Pimpalgaon village under the Raipur Police Station limits Tuesday evening.

The boy named Yash Sanjay Gavate was bursting crackers with his friends ahead of Diwali, he said. He picked up a 'Sutli Bomb', which had not exploded, thinking it had not been lit. The police said that as the child, layfully bit it, the cracker went off causing serious injuries to the boy.

Yash was declared dead on arrival at the nearby government hospital, the official added.