5 Children were injured in a firecracker blast .The blast occurred during a wedding procession at Palda village in Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday night. The injured children have been identified as Savan(7), Ummed ( 8), Rihan (9), Ankit (10), and Amir (10).
As per police, a bag containing firecrackers had caught fire which led to the incident. The injured children were standing nearby, watching the marriage procession. The injured have been admitted to a hospital for treatment.
Earlier, the Meerut police seized illegal firecrackers and explosives from a house in Meerut on Sunday. The police raided the house after getting specific input.