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In Meghalaya, an electric mattress explodes, killing one

A 38-year-old person was killed on Monday when an electric mattress stated to have exploded at his home in Meghalaya’s East Khasi Hills district, a police officer said.

The incident took place at the house of Pynsuklang Khongwir in Smit town in the morning hours.

Police officer said preliminary investigation revealed that the cause of the explosion was overcharging of the electric mattress that the victim was sleeping upon.

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