Karnataka Bangalore News August 23 Highlights: Two workers of Bihar died due to a boiler blast in a food product manufacturing unit in Bengaluru on Monday. Three others including one of the owners have been severely injured.
According to a senior police officer, the incident took place around 1.30 pm when five of them were inside the company building. The extent of the blast was so severe that the roof has dismantled.
A police constable attached with Davanagere District Armed Reserve in Karnataka died reportedly after a bullet accidentally hit him while cleaning a rifle on Monday. Chethan, the deceased, is a 2012 batch police constable. The incident took place around 11 am when another personnel was cleaning a rifle and accidentally fired a bullet.
With schools for classes nine and ten and pre-university colleges in Karnataka reopening from today, Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai Sunday asked his Cabinet colleagues to visit the campuses to encourage teachers and students.
In a set of tweets, Bommai Sunday asked the students to review the precautionary measures for COVID-19. “Children of classes 9, 10 and PUC get back to their schools & colleges from tomorrow. I urge my Cabinet colleagues to visit the campuses in their districts, encourage students, teachers and review the precautionary measures taken for the safe conduct of physical classes,” Bommai tweeted.