2 dead as blast occurs in quarry in Ernakulam
2 dead as blast occurs in quarry in Ernakulam Image Credit: ANI

Ernakulam: Two migrant labourers lost their lives in a blast which took place in a quarry at Malayattoor in Ernakulam district on Monday.

According to Kalady police, the blast took place in a building where explosives were stored for the purpose of blasting rocks.

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The incident took place at around 3:30 am today morning.

The deceased have been identified as Periyannan, a native of Tamil Nadu, and D Naga, who hailed from Karnataka.

Further details are awaited.