Boy killed in coffee machine explosion

New Delhi, Feb 6: An 11-year-old boy died when a coffee dispensing machine exploded here, police said Thursday.

Harsh, from Ambala, Haryana, had come to attend a marriage ceremony in east Delhi’s Gandhi Nagar area with his businessman father Sunil Kumar.

The boy suffered burn injuries Wednesday midnight when the coffee machine exploded due to accumulation of pressure, police said. He succumbed to his injuries at a hospital.

A case of culpable homicide has been registered.