Quarry blast in Karnataka; Six deaths

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Bangaluru: Another blast at a quarry in Karnataka. Six people were killed in the blast. The accident took place at a private quarry in Chikballapur. One person was injured in the midnight blast. The gelatin sticks used for the blast were being transported in a vehicle. Six people were killed in a similar blast in Shivamogga district last month. Illegal explosions at quarries and other security arrangements were found to be the cause of the accident.