Curated By: Saurabh Verma
Last Updated: November 14, 2023, 18:48 IST
A man lost his life after a person tossed a pipe firecracker at him in Ghaziabad amid Diwali festivities on Sunday.
CCTV footage from the spot shows a group of people talking to each other when a man threw a firecracker. The victim, Naatu alias Afzal, collapsed on the ground. The 35-year-old is a resident of the Link Road police station area in Ghaziabad.
Afzal died after Pradeep burst crackers in Ghaziabad.According to the police, at around 11 pm on 12.11.23, police received information from Jhandapur area police station Link Road that a person Pradeep son of Hareram was using a pipe firecracker.
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Bhaskar Verma, Assistant Commissioner of Police, Sahibabad said a man named Pradeep was using pipe firecrackers apparently threw them on Naatu. “Due to this, a vein in Afzal’s leg burst and he started bleeding profusely,” he added.
Naatu was shifted to a hospital after the incident. However, doctors declared him dead.
The police have registered a case and teams have been formed to arrest the accused.
The ACP said the police did not receive any information about any dispute between Naatu and Pradeep who were known to each other.