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AP: Five YSRCP workers injured as firecrackers catch fire


Hyderabad: Five workers of the YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) were injured when firecrackers being transported in their mini van burst after they accidentally caught fire in Prakasam district today, police said.

A group of YSRCP workers were on their way from Inkollu village to join the procession of G Bharath, party candidate for Parchuru Assembly seat, when the crackers caught fire and burst, they said.

Police said that five workers who sustained minor burn injuries in the incident were admitted to hospital.