A 12-year-old child was injured when a toy car suddenly exploded at Manipuribasti under Paltan Bazar in Guwahati on Tuesday evening.
Police officials said the blast occurred when the child identified as Dibanisi Singh was playing with the toy car at her house.
Sources said her mother Thokchom Bembem Devi, 38, also received minor injuries in her wrist in the blast.
The child has been admitted to nearby Arya Hospital here in a critical condition. Hospital sources said the condition of the child is very serious and she been been kept on ventilator support.
“She received serious injury on her face and left hand,” Arya Hospital COO Dr Abhijit Neog said.
Injured Dibanisi is a VI standard student of Nichols Higher Secondary School here.
Police officials have rushed to the spot and began investigation into the incident. A police official said Forensic Team has been called in to the spot to examine the toy car.