In a shocking incident, a three-year-old girl was critically wounded in Meerut when a youth put a firecracker in her mouth and lit it a day before Diwali. The girl was rushed to a nearby clinic.
The youth allegedly fit a ‘sutli bomb’ inside the girl’s mouth and lit it. The bomb exploded inside her mouth causing serious injuries. The victim reportedly got 50 stitches and her throat is also severely infected.
An FIR was lodged against the miscreant who is fled after the incident. Shashi Kumar, the girl’s father named the local youth Harpal, in his complaint. He said Harpal went to his daughter who was playing outside their house and stuffed a ‘sutli bomb’ in her mouth and lit the fuse.
The youth fled the site after the incident.