QuaSix folks had been killed in an explosion in Ree. The incident happened at Hiranagaveli in Chikballapur district of Karnataka. The explosion occurred whereas eradicating gelatin sticks fitted in a stone quarry. Six employees died on the spot. Three others had been significantly injured within the crash. Many, together with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa, expressed shock on the accident. Authorities say explosives had been illegally saved at a stone quarry in Hiranagaveli. The contractor mentioned strict motion could be taken towards the mining proprietor. Plainly gelatin sticks had been arrange within the quarry just a few days in the past. Nevertheless, the contractor knowledgeable his employees that they weren’t allowed to make use of them now. The tragedy occurred because the crew tried to defuse the gelatin sticks within the course of. Three folks had been significantly injured within the blast and are being handled at a hospital. State Well being Minister Okay Sudhakar visited the spot. He mentioned strict motion could be taken towards mining homeowners who illegally saved explosives.