Father, Son Die After Firecrackers Loaded on Scooter Explode

A man and his son were charred to death after the firecrackers they were carrying on a scooter exploded.

The incident was reported near the Puducherry-Villupuram border on Thursday when Diwali was being celebrated across the country.

The father, Kalainesan (32), and his seven-year-old son, Pradeep (7), were travelling to Koonimedu village on the Kottakuppam East Coast Road in Villupuram district on Thursday when the incident happened.


The two were riding on a two-wheeler with bundles of firecrackers, which burst into flames, killing both of them on the spot.

A CCTV footage of the incident went viral on social media.

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