BAGALKOT: A man died and four others were injured after a blast at a distillery unit in Mudhol on Friday. The deceased has been identified as Gurunath Huchchannavara (27), a resident of Junjarakoppa Galli.
The distillery is owned by Minister Murugesh Nirani. While Gurunath died on the spot in the explosion, the four labourers who were injured were admitted to a private hospital in the city. Doctors treating them said they are out of danger.
The incident occurred in Mudhol police limits.