A 22-year-old man was killed on Sunday and another seriously injured when an explosion occurred during welding of an empty oil tanker in Khatoli town in Muzaffarnagar, police said. The incident took place this evening when Vikas was welding the tanker, they said. While Vikas died on the spot, the driver of the tanker, Amit, was rushed to a hospital in serious condition, police said.
In a separate incident, two men, aged between 22 to 24 years, were this evening crushed to death by a truck on Purkazi-Laksar road in Muzaffarnagar, police said. The two victims were riding a motorcycle which collided with the truck.
Futher information is awaited.