8 killed, 40 injured in Madhya Pradesh factory blast

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Singrauli (Madhya Pradesh), July 6 (ANI): At least eight persons were killed and over 40 injured in blasts in two private explosive manufacturing factories in Madhya Pradesh's Singrauli district.

The first blast took place at around 6:30 pm in the Ideal Explosives Industries complex. The impact of blast was felt in the Rajasthan Explosives Private Limited as well, police said.

The explosions were so powerful that both the factories were reduced to a rubble.

Officials fear some people being trapped inside the debris.

The injured have been admitted to a nearby hospital.

"In the evening three patients came to me, one had injuries on his throat ..,.there heard a loud sound just like thundering," said R. P. Singh, orthopedic surgeon. (ANI)

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