Four killed in hand grenade explosion

Tikamgarh, September 30: Four persons were killed and six others seriously injured Friday when a powerful hand grenade exploded in a house here, police said.

The impact of the blast was such that the debris of the house, located near the bus stand, and remains of the victims were thrown about half a kilometre away, they said.

The deceased were identified as Rajpal (25), Brijendra (30), Sonu (20) and Arun (25), police said, adding the injured were admitted to the district hospital where their condition is said to be serious.

Police said they were trying to find out how the hand grenade came into the house.