Man Killed in Air Compressor Explosion on Boring Road

The remains of the blown up air compressor tank that killed one person in Patna on Monday.

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Patna: A 27-year old man was killed when an air-compressor tank at a tire repair shop blew up on Boring Road in Patna on Monday afternoon.

As reported, Mumtaz Mohammed, the son of Salauddin Mohammed of Phulwarisharif, was trying to repair a punctured tire around 1:30 at his shop near A. N. College on Boring Road. After the repair job was finished, Mumtaz, forgot to turn off the compressor leading to a loud explosion in which the compressor and other materials in the shop blew into pieces.

He was rushed to the hospital but was declared dead on arrival.

The victim has been working in his father's shop for the last 15 years, family members said.

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