Ludhiana (Punjab) [India], Oct 14 (ANI): A 12-year-old boy succumbed to the injuries he sustained when a pressure pump exploded in Ludhiana’s Gayaspura area on Sunday. Also Read - Parkash Singh Badal, Former Punjab Chief Minister, Returns Padma Vibhushan Award over Farmers' Protest

The victim and four others were injured after a compressor pump exploded at a cycle repair shop in Peepal Chowk area of the vicinity. Also Read - Punjab CM Had Several Chances to Stop Farm Bill But He Didn't Do So: Delhi CM Kejriwal

Assistant sub-inspector of police, Balwinder Singh confirmed to ANI that the explosion was caused because of an overload of pressure in the air pump at the puncture shop. The victim, identified as Amit Yadav was closest to the pump when it exploded, thus sustaining the brunt of the damage. Also Read - Night Curfew in Punjab Commences From Today, Rs 1000 Fine For Not Wearing Mask | Details Here

Three other people, including the deceased’s father, were injured in the accident.

Of four injured, two have been declared out of danger, while one is said to be in a critical condition. (ANI)

This is published unedited from the ANI feed.