Two killed in firecracker factory blast in UP

Kushinagar (Uttar Pradesh), November 4, 2020

Two persons were killed and several others injured in an explosion in an illegal firecracker godown and factory in Kaptanganj area in Kushinagar on Wednesday morning.

The godown collapsed under the impact of the explosion and several people were feared buried under the debris.

Six injured persons have been brought out of the debris and admitted to a nearby hospital.

The workers in the factory were making firecrackers since early morning when the explosion occurred.

According to the police spokesman, three adjoining houses have also been damaged in the incident.

IANS

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