Two killed in Punjab firecracker explosion
The site where a tractor trolley carrying firecrackers caught fire and exploded accidentally during a Nagar Kirtan procession in Punjab's Tarn Taran Sahib on February 8, 2020. IANS

Two killed in Punjab firecracker explosion

Chandigarh, February 8, 2020

Two people were killed and 11 injured in a firecrackers blast during a religious procession in Punjab's Tarn Taran district on Saturday, police said.

Firecrackers, being carried in a tractor-trailer, exploded during the 'nagar kirtan'.

"Two people were killed and 11- 12 people were injured in the explosion," Inspector General of Police, Border Range, S.P.S. Parmar told the media.

The explosion took place when sparks from a burning cracker landed on the tractor-trailer, he added.

IANS

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