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Minor dies as air compressor explodes in Bla village

3 May 2020

Air compressor blast

Srinagar: A minor died after an Air compressor tank exploded in Kanipath area of Singhpora in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Tuesday today afternoon.


Police officials said a minor boy identified as Muhammad Abbas Dar, 11, son of Ghulam Hassan died on the spot when an air tank compressor exploded at Kanipath village.


“The air compression machine is used to inflate tyres of cars and other vehicles and the air inside the compressor tank reached the maximum level and later exploded,” adding that a case has been registered in this regard.