Diwali Horror: Massive fire at Faridabad cracker market, over 200 shops gutted

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Faridabad, Oct 21: Over 200 shops have been gutted as massive fire broke out at a major cracker market in Dussehra ground in Faridabad, Haryana on Tuesday, Oct 21.

18 fire tenders rushed to the Dussehra ground where the cracker market was set up.

Although massive fire caught the ground, no casualties have been reported so far.

Earlier on Monday, at least 13 people were killed and several were injured in a huge fire at a factory in Andhra Pradesh.

Fire broke out from a fireworks factory in a village in the East Godavari district, just two days before the festival of Diwali. Several injured persons were rushed to a nearby hospital.

According to police, firecrackers were being manufactured illegally. Two fire engines doused the flames, as huge flames engulfed the premises. Rescue workers took the injured to nearby hospitals.

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