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Udaipur man blows himself up after wife leaves him

According to the police, deceased Vinod Meena (30) and his wife Hemlata were having marital discord and she left their home five days back.

Udaipur: A young man in Udaipur blew himself up with a detonator used for mining blasts on Saturday when his wife left him. The incident happened in Govardhan Vikas in Balicha near Udaipur.

According to the police, deceased Vinod Meena (30) and his wife Hemlata were having marital discord and she left their home five days back. Vinod looked for her for several days but to no avail.

On Saturday night, after returning home, he tied a detonator belt around his torso and lit it up with a matchstick. The explosion happened within seconds and his body was blown to pieces.

The police said that Vinod used to work in the mines and suspect that he got his hand on a detonator from there. After calling the FSL, the police checked CCTV camera footage of nearby stores.

In one footage, Vinod can be seen tying the detonator to himself, lighting it up, and running away from the spot. Parts of the explosion were visible in the footage.

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